Josie Dye

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Josie Dye of 102.1 The Edge

Joscelyne "Josie" Dye (born April 5, 1978) is a Canadian radio and television personality. Dye was raised in Pickering, Ontario. She attended Ryerson University from 1998 to 2001, graduating from the Radio and Television Arts Program. Dye worked as a DJ at MIX 99.9 before joining CFNY-FM in 2002. She was married on July 24, 2010 to Dine Alone Records founder Joel Carriere.

Today Josie is the Afternoon Drive Announcer on 102.1 The Edge. Josie works in Television at Corus Entertainment for both W network and CMT.[1]

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Josie Dye is currently the Morning Announcer at CFNY-FM, 102.1 The Edge[2] and host of W network. Dye also currently hosts a weekly radio show entitled, "Josie's Top 20", which is syndicated across Canada.

Dye previously worked as the midday announcer at CFNY and was the host of Oh So Cosmo on Cosmopolitan TV and Hit or Miss on CMT Canada.

Dye has also hosted the Cutting Edge Music Festival, Wakestock (Canada), Edgefest, and the CASBY Awards. An avid runner, she has endorsed Nike[3] and Apple since 2006. She has been involved with the Easter Seals charity since 2002, hosting and attending many of their events.

Dye is a prolific public speaker,[4] giving career, motivational and educational speeches to high school and university students as well as to women’s groups, Toastmasters International and the workplace.

Despite her extensive experience as a public speaker, Dye had a notorious experience in March 2012, when she attempted to sing the Canadian national anthem at a Toronto Rock lacrosse game and, in her nervousness, forgot the words.[5]

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