Arisa Cox

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Arisa Cox
Born Arisa Natalie Cox
(1978-12-07) December 7, 1978 (age 38)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Television Host
Years active 2001-present

Arisa Cox (born December 7, 1978) is a Canadian television and radio personality, best known as the host of Big Brother Canada.[1] Cox was born in Toronto, Ontario.

Attending Carleton University's journalism program,[1] Cox first came to prominence as an on-air reporter for CTV Ottawa, then as a participant in the first season of U8TV: The Lofters,[1] and later worked as a creative producer, entertainment and weather reporter for A-Channel Ottawa, as an entertainment reporter for The A-List and The Gill Deacon Show. She has also appeared as an actor in Instant Star, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, The Smart Woman Survival Guide and the CBC mini-series Guns.

From September 2007 to August 2009, Cox co-hosted the entertainment newsmagazine E! News Weekend on the now defunct E! Canada.[1] Her cohost on E! News Weekend, Jason Ruta, was also a former U8TV lofter, who appeared during that show's second season. Following the end of that show's run, she became an arts and entertainment reporter for CBC News Network.[1]

On January 21, 2013, Cox was announced as the host of Big Brother Canada.[1] In May 2013, Cox was announced as the new cohost of the morning show on CHBN-FM in Edmonton, Alberta.[2] She began her job at The Bounce on July 8 during the morning show with Ara.


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