Celebrity Host & Emcee
Jill Belland is an award winning television host and producer with 12 years of industry experience. She is currently a host on Breakfast Television at Citytv in Calgary. As BT's On Location Host, Jill's assignments have included rappelling down a 32-story building, training with NHL hockey players, and trying her hand at ski jumping at Canada Olympic Park.
The excitement of performing, fast deadlines and having the opportunity to tell people's unique stories led Jill to a career in television. Jill got her start as an entertainment news host on MTV Canada. She subsequently produced and hosted two entertainment shows at Citytv before joining the Breakfast Television team in 2008.
Jill is a trained singer, dancer and actress with a passion for the arts. Her long list of accolades includes three awards from the Alberta Media Production Industries Association for "Best Host"; being named one of the "Top 10 Hottest Women on Television" by HELLO! Magazine Canada; and being named "Favourite TV Personality" and "Sexiest Calgarian" by FFWD Magazine 2009-2011. Also high on Jill's list of accomplishments was singing the national anthem for a season as a Calgary Stampeder cheerleader in front of 35,000 hometown fans.
Jill also actively supports local charitable organizations and regularly engages in activities to support Kids Cancer Care Foundation, Inn from the Cold, Safe Haven Foundation, and the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank to name a few.