Co-Host, Rogers Hometown Hockey
Tara Slone’s eclectic resume and unique perspective have made her one of the most recognizable faces in the Canadian entertainment industry. The co-host of Rogers Hometown Hockey with Ron MacLean, Slone speaks about her intriguing career path, which saw her transition from rock star to broadcaster. She is also right at home bringing star power to any stage as a host of conference events, gala evenings, and more.
Slone previously co-hosted Breakfast Television Calgary and was a regular contributor to Sportsnet’s broadcasts covering WHL and CIS hockey, curling, soccer, and bobsleigh. She was also a contributor on ET Canada and host of Sun TV’s Inside Entertainment. Today, in addition to co-hosting Rogers Hometown Hockey, Slone also hosts Sportsnet’s new weekly docuseries Top of [HER] Game, which explores the lives, careers, and accomplishments of sport and culture’s female thought-leaders.
Prior to her work in broadcasting, Slone was the lead singer of the Juno-nominated rock group, Joydrop, and a finalist in the CBS hit series Rockstar: INXS. She has also appeared in numerous films and television episodes.
In 2013, Slone won the Alberta TV and Film award for Best Television Host, and in 2020, she was nominated for the Canadian Screen Award’s Best Host in a Talk Show or Entertainment News Series award for hosting Citytv’s summer concert series Budweiser Stage at Home.