April 4, 1964
Laurie Gelman, née Hibberd (born April 4, 1964) is a Canadian television personality and writer, originally from Ottawa, Ontario. She is married to television producer Michael Gelman; they have two children. In 2007 she worked on two Canadian-based talk shows, The Mom Show and Doctor in the House.
Hibberd began her broadcasting career as a traffic reporter, news writer, entertainment reporter and host on CKFM in Toronto from 1987 through 1992. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, she also served as a host on YTV for YTV Rocks and Rock'n'Talk. She later became an entertainment reporter for WSVN-TV in Miami from 1992 to1994. She appeared on Good Morning America and Good Morning America Sunday. Before that, she co-hosted the FX cable network's morning show, Breakfast Time, with Tom Bergeron, from 1994 to 1996.
- "Host of The Mom Show finds heart in NYC; Upper West Side; After scouting for a year, Laurie Gelman found her perfect home". National Post, July 21, 2007.
- "Canadian reality shows fill winter lineup on Slice TV network". Prince George Citizen, November 24, 2007.
- "Laurie Gelman: ‘For goodness sake, don’t log on to the WiFi!’". The Globe and Mail, August 4, 2017.
- "Laurie Gelman got fired from being a 'class mom' — and the experience inspired her new comic novel". CBC Books, November 13, 2017.
- "Scaachi Koul, Laurie Gelman and Jennifer Craig shortlisted for 2018 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour". CBC Books, May 2, 2018.