Jessi Cruickshank

Speaker, Celebrity


Jessi Cruickshank

Television Personality

As the host of many of television’s most popular programs, Jessi Cruickshank knows how to capture eyes and ears. Acclaimed for her hilarious humour and friendly demeanour, Jessi showcases her unique abilities as an emcee, moderator, or on-stage interviewer for corporate conferences, glamorous galas, cozy chats, and more.

Jessi works closely with all clients to ensure that she gets their messaging across, while also keeping the event running on-time and the audience’s attention glued to the stage. She has hosted events for clients throughout North America, including Canada Goose, Royal Bank of Canada, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards, the CBC and many more. She is also a perfect choice for brand partnerships, endorsements, media appearances, social media influencer opportunities, and many similar opportunities.

Most recently, Jessi has enjoyed national fame as the co-host of CBC’s The Goods and as the host of Canada’s Smartest Person. She can also be seen on Daily Pop on the E-entertainment Channel.


Host and Emcee

As the host of a national talk show, Jessi Cruickshank knows how to work a room.

With her signature warmth and wit, Jessi has emceed and hosted charity fundraisers, private parties, red carpets, award shows, store openings and corporate events all across Canada and the USA.

Her sharp wit and charm allow her to relate to any crowd and make any event a truly memorable one.

From A&W to the CBC

Jessi Cruickshank was born in an A&W restaurant in Calgary, Alberta. She is now the host of The Goods on CBC. How on earth did she get there?

In this candid, interactive, and raucously funny speech, Jessi talks about all of the choices she has made (the good ones and the not so good ones) that got her where she is today.

The secrets of success are the same no matter what field you are in.

The Power to Create Change

As long time Canadian ambassador for non-profit organization Free the Children, Jessi Cruickshank speaks about her eye-opening experiences leaving the comfort of the television studio to travel to rural India and Kenya.

From carrying poop in India to drinking Goats blood in Kenya, Jessi’s often hilarious and always powerful stories about her travels allow her to tackle serious global issues in a refreshingly relatable way.

For Student Audiences

Jessi Cruickshank attended the University of Toronto on a full scholarship and graduated with honours, but the things she cherishes the most about her university education were the things that had nothing to do with her formal “education.”

Jessi speaks about how she got involved in university by starting a special needs drama program at a local high school, joining the student council, playing intramural sports and getting involved with Free the Children, and why students should strive to find a similar balance.

Telling a series of wildly funny, honest, and relatable anecdotes, Jessi’s uncanny ability to relate to young audiences will leave them motivated to create opportunities and make the most of their student experience.

Celebrity Services

Jessi Cruickshank is available for sponsorships, endorsements, public relations and media spokesperson campaigns, product launches, voiceovers, celebrity appearances, and more.  Please visit The Spotlight Agency for more details.