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Rosey Edeh, anchor of the News at Noon and host of The Morning Show at Global News, will be hosting the Panel Discussion “Black actors in Hollywoord, then and now, featuring actors Fred Williamson, Lanette Ware, Bill Cobbs, on Sunday, February 15, 5PM at Jackman Hall (AGO).

Here are 5 things you don’t know about Rosey Edeh:

– She was born in London, England, but raised in Montreal.

– Rosey began her career as a sports reporter with CFCF News Montreal before becoming a weather and entertainment reporter with Global Montreal. In 2001, Rosey moved to the United States to work with CNN’s American Morning, and later worked with MSNBC’s Early Today morning program.

– Rosey has been a three-time Olympian. She is also a world-class athlete and was a four-time All American. She represented Canada in the Summer Olympics three times in 1988, 1992, and 1996, and also won medals in the Commonwealth Games and the World University Games. She is the current Canadian record holder in the 400m hurdles.

– She speaks fluent French (yes, she does!).

– Rosey has also interviewed some of Canada’s most interesting personalities, including actor Ryan Reynolds, Academy Award-winning writer/director Paul Haggis, and hockey

Bonus: She also hosted a conference with Bestselling author Stedman Graham last year at the Toronto Black Film Festival.

Come meet Rosey for what will be an amazing panel discussion with actors Fred ”The Hammer” Williamson, Lanette Ware and Bill Cobbs on Sunday, February 15, Click here for details!