Jerri Southcott

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Jerri Southcott is a Canadian radio, television[1] and film announcer, reporter, presenter and actress whose media career has spanned more than twenty years.


Jerri Southcott commenced as a radio announcer for Rideau Broadcasting in 1985, and is well known to many Ottawa listeners as an announcer and host of popular music shows on CHUM Radio (1995–2005). She also worked for CHUM Television's A-Channel for four years (2002–2006) covering many subjects from lifestyle, community stories, health and arts. She has worked with The Weather Network as a weather presenter in Montreal, Quebec. Southcott has hosted many radio shows, including Candy Land, Trivial Pursuit and CIBC Phone/Internet, as well as narrating several documentaries and commercials.

She has appeared in the TV movies: The Endless Grind, Pressure Point,[2] Mind Over Murder,[3] Unspoken and Black Widower.[4][5]

In 2003 she set up Diggity Communications where she has also done voice talent work for animated television shows, including Toad Patrol, For Better or For Worse, Faireez, Bitchy Bits, Fix and Foxi, Zeroman, Hoze Houndz, Freaky Stories, The Secret World of Benjamin Bear and Untalkative Bunny.

In 2006 she joined CBC Television and was host of Living in Ottawa for its first two seasons.[1]

Since 2007 she has been involved in communications for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation,[6] and their Terry Fox Run.[7]

In 2011 she became Manager, Video Services for Health Canada.[8]


  1. ^ a b Amrita Singh (1 September 2007). "Living in Ottawa launches a new season!". OttawaStart. Archived from the original on 22 December 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
    "Dynamic new host to offer fun guide for Living in Ottawa". Ottawa Citizen via 13 September 2008. Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  2. ^ Jerri Southcott in Pressure Point,
  3. ^ Mind Over Murder,
  4. ^ Black Widower,
  5. ^ Jerri Southcott,, accessed 3/3/2012
  6. ^ Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation,
  7. ^ Terry Fox still inspires Canadians, 19 September 2010,
    Double runs raise lots of funds, 18 September 2011,
  8. ^ Jerri Southcott (2012) Clear and Accurate Food Labels, Video, Health Canada,, accessed 3/3/2012.


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