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Tyrone Edwards

Media Professional,
Bell Media
Toronto, ON, Canada
As a host on E!, Tyrone brings his unique personality, knowledge of movies and pop culture, and fluid MC abilities to viewers across the country.

Having grown up in Toronto’s west end, Tyrone has always been driven by passion and all things entertainment. During highschool, Tyrone travelled to the U.S. to play basketball at Randallstown High School in Baltimore, MD. From there, a scholarship presented him with the opportunity to attend Hillsdale College in Michigan where he played NCAA basketball while studying Business and Speech. Even though Tyrone had accomplished so much as an athlete, his heart was always rooted in Toronto. In 2005, he returned to the city he loves and ultimately joined Much in 2011.

Off screen, Tyrone is heavily involved in his community acting as a mentor and coach for underprivileged youth. Having once worked as a camp counselor with Toronto Parks and Recreation, Tyrone went on to found Concrete Hoops, a not-for-profit basketball camp that aims to incorporate life skills with the love of the game. He has also been a program leader with the urban youth-oriented Remix Project, helping young people learn the fundamentals of the arts and entertainment business, and assisting them in their educational aspirations.

A community leader and ambassador for youth, Tyrone is also instrumental in creating the love letter to Toronto that is the 1LoveTO blog, which has gone on to be nominated for Best Blog as part of NOW Magazine’s, “Best of Toronto”.

A man of many accomplishments, Tyrone shows no signs of slowing down. Most recently, he co-hosted MOVIE NIGHT, E!’s go-to-place for all things film. His versatility and enthusiasm has landed him many other gigs, including hosting RAPCITY, being the 2013 and 2014 JUNO AWARDS pre-show MC, co-hosting two Much Music Video Awards Red Carpet specials, co-hosting JUNO FAN FARE, hosting NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. BATTLEZ, and partnering with ETALK hosts for their TIFF Red Carpet coverage.