Global Montreal Morning News will have guests who will appear regularly on the show to talk about a variety of topics.
We thought you might like to get to know them a bit better!
ENTERTAINMENT: Jay Walker
Self-described news junkie, Jay Walker Waugh is a host and producer based in Montreal, Canada. Most recently the associate producer at Zone 3 Productions for Comedy Network’s MATCH GAME, he also continues as host of “Montreal Rocks” on CHOM 97.7 FM in Montreal. Recently produced the arts and entertainment segments every morning for “V Express” (Trio Orange), V Télé’s morning news show. Fluently bilingual, he works in both French and English, on-air and behind the scenes.
FASHION: Patricia Gajo
Patricia Gajo is the Montreal correspondent for Fashion Magazine and a style writer for The Huffington Post, as well as a fashion contributor for many publications. She has won several awards for features on famous designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Denis Gagnon and Michael Kors. She previously worked for Loulou Magazine and as a beauty editor for Wish Magazine in Toronto, and helped launch Reader’s Digest’s iPad magazine. Patricia travels around the world covering fashion events and is incredibly well-connected to the Montreal fashion scene. She is also the author of Frommer’s Montreal & Quebec City, 22nd Edition (a travel guide).
FITNESS: Micaela Whitworth
Micaela Whitworth is a Montreal-based fitness professional who has a passion for health, fitness, nutrition, cooking and beauty and she competed in Miss Universe Canada in 2003. Micaela specializes in helping some of Canada’s top corporate professionals by helping them incorporate exercise and nutrition into their busy lives. She offers online fitness training services services and often features healthy recipes on her website.
PARENTHOOD: Erica Diamond
Canadian blogger, women’s success coach, entrepreneur, author, speaker and television personality, Erica Diamond is the founder and editor-in-chief of WomenOnTheFence.com, an award-winning blog known for posts covering women, interviews and an arena referred to as the mom blog and is syndicated to over two million monthly readers. Diamond is also a published author, releasing 99 Things Women Wish They Knew Before Starting Their Own Business in 2011. Named one of ‘The Top 20 Women In Canada’ in 2010, she is also known for her presence on Twitter, being named by Forbes as a ‘Top 100 Sites For Women’ and by Forbes one of the ’25 Most Influential Women Tweeting About Entrepreneurship. Erica Diamond is also a contributor to The Huffington Post.
NUTRITIONIST/DIETITIAN: Pearl Nerenberg
Pearle is a registered Dietitian (MSc) and Nutrition Expert. She is currently in a partnership with Quaker Oats with whom she will be touring around Quebec promoting healthy eating. She focuses in sports nutrition, an interest that sprung from her NCAA hockey player days.
————————————-HOME DECOR: Leah Lipkowitz
Leah is the founder and publisher of three successful design publications, Montreal Home, Maison Montréal and Toronto Home. Her fourth publication, Vancouver Home, launches this year. Leah is a sought-after expert on design and entrepreneurship, having been featured in the Montreal Gazette, Masthead Online, CBC radio and CJAD, among other media publications. She regularly interviews celebrities on design and she is in the process of writing her first book. She has just established Feed, a non-profit organization, which allows her to fulfil her passion of helping others by ensuring that no child goes hungry. Above all, she treasures her roles as wife to Oz and mother to Nadav. You can find her on Global Morning every Tuesday where she discusses design trends.
————————————-MONTREAL FOOD SCENE: Na’eem Adam
With a creative mind and a huge appetite for food, Na’eem is Le Mechant Mangeur – a Montreal food blogger. Born and raised in Montreal, he’s travelled, tasted and discovered many cuisines. During the day he works as a Creative Marketing Director at an ad agency. His night shifts includes discovering the city for his blog Le Mechant Mangeur, hosting events and co-producing a TV show about food and sport. Na’eem is also the co-Founder and president of Food Week Montreal Inc., which has brought Montrealers Burger Week MTL and Poutine Week MTL.