Women Leadership Nation Breaking Barriers

14: Pooja Handa, Anchor, CP24 & Co-Host CP24 Breakfast

January 14, 2021

Pooja Handa is an award-winning broadcaster who most people recognize as the co-host of Toronto’s #1 morning show, CP24 Breakfast. Torontonians have come to know Pooja as one of the familiar faces greeting them every morning helping them start their day with a smile. She started in 2008 at CP24 as a News Anchor and Reporter and has covered everything from politics to entertainment.

She is a born storyteller, who uses her wit and humour to engage viewers. 

Pooja has hosted many prominent Toronto events including the annual Toronto International Film Festival, Pride Parade, Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival, Toronto Raptors Championship Parade, Canada’s Walk of Fame, and many more. She also makes regular appearances on CTV’s The Social and The Marilyn Dennis Show.

Before joining CP24, Pooja worked as a traffic reporter and entertainment host for Global Morning News in Toronto, where she created and hosted a unique entertainment segment called the PH FACTOR (Pooja Handa Factor). In total, Pooja has been in the business for almost 20 years.

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