FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Episode 17, season 2, of Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV
Guests: author Kelley Armstrong & Barbara Steinhoff, Executive Director, Toronto Humane Society
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 – On tonight’s show, host Shannon Skinner sits down with popular Canadian author, Kelley Armstrong, who has penned the “Otherworld” urban fantasy series, “Darkest Powers” & “Darkness Rising” teen paranormal trilogies, as well as the “Cainsville” modern gothic series and “Blackwell Pages” middle-grade fantasy adventure trilogy (co-written as K.L. Armstrong with M.A. Marr), who discusses how her book “Bitten” was turned into the TV series of the same name currently airing. Shannon’s second guest is Barbara Steinhoff, Executive Director, Toronto Humane Society, about her important job helping unwanted and abandoned cats and dogs in the GTA, and the what it takes to be at the helm of the organization.
This episode also feature’s Shannon’s special segment — “Women to Watch” — celebrating local up-and-coming Toronto-area entrepreneurs. This week features Noura Sakkijha, founder, Mejuri, a unique company which bridges the gap between jewelry designers and customers through crowdsourcing. The show airs tonight at 7pm ET on Rogers TV Cable 10/63 in Toronto/Scarborough.
The hit television series began as the first-of-its-kind web TV talk show for women in Canada, and has grown into an inspirational, relevant and informative resource for women who want to follow their hearts and dreams, and live extraordinary lives. In January 2013, the show began airing on Rogers TV in Toronto/Scarborough, with 46 episodes being produced and aired over two seasons. This past summer, the show was also picked up on Rogers TV Mississauga and Richmond Hill.
Shannon’s guests are successful women from all walks of life – many high-profile — from Toronto and across Canada, from a range of industries, including: arts and entertainment, business, finance, charities, eco, media, experts – and more. Some past notable guests include: entrepreneur Debbie Travis; singers Jully Black, Sarah Slean and Suzie McNeil; entertainment editor at 680 News, Gloria Martin; dean of law faculty at the U of T, Mayo Moran; fashion designer and Canadian icon, Linda Lundstrom; president/CEO, ROM, Janet Carding; Rebecca MacDonald, founder, Just Energy; actress Sarena Parmar; Plan Canada’s president/CEO, Rosemary McCarney; beauty expert, Cheryl Gushue; among many others.
More than 100 episodes have been archived on the web since its inception in September 2010, when it began as a live web TV series. Extraordinary Women TV is produced and owned by Shannon Skinner and Comfy Chair Productions Inc., and is filmed in Toronto.
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