Renowned for her humour, quick wit, and authenticity, Jessi Cruickshank is the internet’s funniest mom (Today’s Parent) and Canada’s most followed television personality on social media (Toronto Life). She is the creator behind New Mom, Who Dis? and host of some of television’s most popular programs, including The Hills After Show, CBC’s The Goods, and Canada’s Smartest Person.
Jessi became a household name as the popular host of MTV Canada’s The Hills After Show — an international smash hit that was syndicated in 10 countries, generated record-breaking ratings in both Canada and the US, and secured her two Gemini Awards. She went on to host, produce, and write her own spin-off pop culture series, The After Show, and was an Etalk correspondent for six seasons.
Since launching New Mom, Who Dis? in 2018, Jessi has grown it into a national brand and dedicated, online community. It is a go-to destination for candid, honest, and always funny takes on motherhood. In 2022, Jessi hit the road with her first live, cross-Canada tour, “Up Close and Too Personal”, which visited seven Canadian cities. She is also now the host of the weekly podcast series, Phone a Friend, where she explores trending topics with everyday people in her signature irreverent, funny, and relatable way.
In addition, Jessi is an in-demand host, emcee, and moderator. She has worked several corporate conferences, glamorous galas, cozy chats, and more. Her past clients have included Canada Goose, Royal Bank of Canada, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards, and the CBC, to name a few.
Jessi is a mother to twin boys, Rio and Diego, and young daughter, Romi. She lives with her family in Los Angeles.