September 2013

Sep 30 2013
TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 – Tune-in tonight for episode three of season two’s Extraordinary Women TV, when host Shannon Skinner speaks with guests Heather Hartt-Sussman, former broadcast journalist and E! Entertainment TV host, now a children’s author of the popular ‘Noni’ and ‘Nana’ series, about why it’s important to say “no.” Plus technology expert, Avery [...] more...

Sep 29 2013
One of the things I love the most about interviewing extraordinary women is uncovering the moment or event that put them on their path, leading to the point where they are today. In some cases, it was a turning-point event in their lives. For others, their journey began as a deep creative desire at an [...] more...

Sep 23 2013
I recently had the pleasure of going behind-the-scenes of Jordane Cosmetics’ production facilities in Toronto when owner, Danny Doron, toured a school group of makeup artists. I tagged along for a little action and I’m so glad I did! In a highly entertaining way, Danny showed us how make-up is made and packaged. Here are [...] more...

Sep 23 2013
      Dr. Vivien Brown, Tanya Chernova tonight’s guests on Extraordinary Women TV airs on Rogers TV Toronto, episode two TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2013 – Tune-in tonight for the second episode of season two’s Extraordinary Women TV, when host Shannon Skinner speaks with special guests Dr. Vivien Brown, Toronto-based physician and Vice President, MEDISYS [...] more...

Sep 21 2013

Mehrak Mehrvar

Mehrak Mehrvar interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Women's Rights Advocate/Social Entrepreneur

Women's rights advocate and social entrepreneur, Mehrak Mehrvar, talks about her unique social enterprise dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs in Cambodia, and her women's rights advocacy work around the world. more...

Sep 21 2013

Victoria Dickenson

Victoria Dickenson, CEO/Director, McMichael gallery, interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Director/CEO, McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Director/CEO, McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Director/CEO, McMichael gallery, Victoria Dickenson talks about her career as head of one of Canada's most prestigious cultural institutions. more...

Sep 21 2013
Jully Black, fondly known as Canada’s “Queen of R&B,” is a magnetic artist whose abundant energy is seemingly superhuman, and has a list of accomplishments as long as your arm. In fact, CBC named her one of Canada’s 25 greatest singers ever. An honour, indeed. The multiple Juno award-winning singer/songwriter/performer, has four albums under her [...] more...

Sep 16 2013
NEWS RELEASE: TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013 – Tune-in tonight for the season premiere of Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, a weekly television talk show about getting our dreams into action and living extraordinary lives, airing at 7:00pm ET on Rogers TV Cable 10 & 63 in Toronto/Scarborough. Now in its second season, tonight’s premiere [...] more...

Sep 16 2013
I love the publication, Good News Toronto - we don’t read enough good news stories these days and there are many local heroes who go virtually unnoticed, which is what this publication is all about. I am thrilled to be featured in this terrific publication about my start in broadcast and getting Extraordinary Women TV [...] more...

Sep 08 2013
      Extraordinary Women TV launches season two on Rogers TV Premieres Sept. 16th at 7pm ET in Toronto/Scarborough TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2013 – The television series, Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, a weekly talk show for women about putting our dreams into action, premieres its second season on Sept. 16, 2013, at [...] more...

Sep 08 2013
After a few weeks of settling into our new home, a work-live loft in Toronto’s east end, I’m finally adjusting to this environment. Bob, my sheepdog, is more comfortable now and, thanks to a citronella collar, his separation anxiety-ridden barking whilst I’m away is slowing weaning. During this time of transition, I’ve been taking Bob [...] more...

Sep 05 2013
You might have missed me. Or maybe you haven’t realized that it’s been a while since my last post. A much needed blogging break was to be had, given all the changes and activity going on in my life the past several weeks. First, the sale of my house, which I did privately and although [...] more...