Melissa Grelo Hosts Canadian TV

August 16, 2013

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  • Baka hindi nyo pa siya kilala, but Filipino-Canadian Melissa Grelo is a familiar face on Canadian TV. She has been with the Canadian TV channel CP24 since 2006 at ngayon ay news anchor at co-host ng CP24 Breakfast with Steve Anthony.

  • May experience siya sa CTV as a co-host of Olympic Morning with Seamus O'Regan in February 2010, bringing updates and exclusive interviews on the Olympics. She's also been hosting the Santa Claus Parade with CTV Toronto's Ken Shaw mula noong 2010.

  • Bukod doon, Melissa contributed to the Grey Cup Weekend on TSN in 2012 and Daily Planet on Discovery in 2013.

  • Sa broadcasting, Melissa has been a news writer, reporter, anchor and commuter specialist for CP24, CityTV and /A\ Barrie. Before all that, however, naging teacher siya ng Grade 7 and 8 sa Nobleton, Ontario.

  • Among the stories Melissa has tackled during the course of her career in broadcasting are the Queen Street fire in Toronto in February 2008, the TTC strike in April 2008, and the massive propane explosion in August 2008. Pumunta rin siya sa Louisiana at Florida with Frank Stronach in 2005 for a coverage on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

  • This fall, Melissa will embark on a new venture bilang co-host ng "The Social" for CTV. The hour-long daytime talk show will focus on lifestyle and pop culture, featuring celebrity interviews and guest co-hosts. Magiging co-hosts nya ang news anchor Melissa Grelo, celebrity gossip blogger Lainey Lui, relationship expert Cynthia Loyst, at entertainment reporter Traci Melchor.

  • Bukod sa career nya sa broadcasting, Melissa is involved in charity work for Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) and the Community Association for Riding for the Disabled (CARD). Naging speaker na rin siya at a number of fundraising events, especially with the youth of the Greater Toronto Area.

  • During her personal time, hilig ni Melissa ang horseback riding, fitness training, reading at traveling.

  • Though she was born and raised in Canada by a Filipino mother and Portuguese father, Melissa grew up in a family whose traditions are very Filipino. Her mother taught her and her sister Rosanna to be proud of their heritage. With such an upbringing, the sisters believe in embracing one's culture and sharing it in another place.

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