Chasing polar bears. Interviewing George Clooney. Running from tear gas. Bestowing Dan Rather with a lifetime achievement award. This is all just another day at the office for Arisa Cox, host and executive producer of the wildly popular program, Big Brother Canada. Named one of Hello Canada’s 50 Most Beautiful People, and the proud mother to two children, Arisa brings energy and enthusiasm to everything she does.
A fixture in Canadian entertainment, Arisa has spent years covering arts and culture, working on both sides of the camera for E!, The National, CBCNN, Cineflix and Entertainment Tonight Canada. She has also hosted the Big Brother Canada Side Show, and was the co-host of the popular radio program, Arisa and Ara.
For her work, Arisa has received a Canadian Screen nomination, and has been honoured with a Harry Jerome Award for Academic Excellence, among many other recognitions.