A writer, author, veteran journalist, and three-time Olympian, Rosey Edeh is a dynamic and engaging television personality whose career has taken her all over the world. Rosey brings energy, passion and experience with her as anchor and host of the News at Noon.
Born in London, England and raised in Montreal, Rosey began her career as a sports reporter with CFCF News Montreal before becoming a weather and entertainment reporter with Global Montreal.
In 2001, Rosey moved to the United States to work with CNN’s American Morning, and later worked with MSNBC’s Early Today morning program.
As a senior reporter for Shaw Media’s entertainment program ET Canada, Rosey spent seven years travelling the globe covering hundreds of the world’s biggest celebrities. Rosey has also interviewed some of Canada’s most interesting personalities, including actor Ryan Reynolds, Academy Award-winning writer/director Paul Haggis, and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, as well as former prime ministers Joe Clark, Brian Mulroney and Paul Martin.
In 2010, Rosey was invited to sit next to Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the opening ceremonies of the World Junior Track Championships in New Brunswick.
In addition to being an expert reporter, Rosey is also a world-class athlete and was a four-time All American. She represented Canada in the Summer Olympics three times in 1988, 1992, and 1996, and also won medals in the Commonwealth Games and the World University Games. Rosey is also the current Canadian record holder in the 400m hurdles.
Rosey graduated from Rice University in Texas and Concordia University, where she received her master’s degree in art history. She is also a motivational speaker who devotes her time to numerous charitable organizations. Rosey is a health and fitness enthusiast, and enjoys reading, photography and visiting art museums.
Starting Thursday, the Toronto Urban Roots Festival – or TURF fest – takes over Fort York for three days of fun and music. Global’s Rosey Edeh spoke with the festival’s founder, Jeff Cohen, about what Toronto music fans can expect from the outdoor music event. Continue reading →