- Date: August 19, 2017
- Time: 5:00PM
- Category: Emcee / Comedy
- Stage: Main stage
- Website: www.sandracarusi.com
Sandra Carusi ~ is a respected radio and comedy professional for over 20 years in the Toronto market. From an On-air Host, to Account Executive, Sandra has benefited from both sides of broadcasting. As Account Executive, she has launched radio stations including Hits 103 .5 stations Vinyl, Fresh, Country 95.3. and represents top rated Corus stations like Q107, 102.1 The Edge, AM 640.She has worked as a Morning Show Personality, and as Emcee and Comedian for many events. This unique background has led to Sandra’s passion of creating content for radio, television and web.
Currently, she is the creator and host of 3 radio shows. Each show was created with Sandra’s unique skill set. She hosts and producer of Inside Jokes – an inside look at the world of stand up comedy, the only show of its kind on terrestrial radio in Canada! Sandra has interviewed Kevin Hart, George Wallace, Russell Peters, Trevor Noah, Judd Apatow, Seth Rogan, Maria Bamford, Greg Proops,Jeremy Hotz, Sebastien Maniscalco, TJ Miller, Carla Collins, Andy Kindler, Katie Ford (writer of Miss Congeniality); Jeremy Hotz, Scott Thompson , Debra Di Giovanni, Maggie Cassella and many other top artists in the comedy world. She is also Comedy Correspondent for Corus Radio stations and could be heard frequently on The John Oakley Show, Afternoons on AM 640 and Fresh 95.3 morning show with entertainment reviews. Sandra has appeared on Global TV Montreal providing updates and reviews on Just for Laughs Festival, Montreal and also appeared on Global TV Toronto Morning Show with Cooking with Comics segment. Sandra continued too create throughout her health challenges and created two more radio programs on AM640 : The Parenting Show with Pina Crispo, featured Sun nights at 7pm, The Dating and Relationship Show with Laura Bilotta Sunday nights at 9pm. Sandra hired experts in the area with powerful social media followings to produce and host the shows . The Parenting Show with Mommy Blogger and influencer Pina Crispo provides audiences a one stop shop for tips and information on Parenting . The Dating and Relationship Show is hosted by matchmaker and author Laura Bilotta featuring experts and therapists in the area designed to enrich and enhance the relationships of the audience.
Sandra was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 and continues treatment to fight the disease– 3 times ~ and a big part of that is with laughter! In a life changing moment, she returned to her comedy and performer roots. In addition to hosting and producing Inside Jokes, she is performing stand up, emceeing events and is also working on launching Comedians in Cars Driving Cancer Patients. In her battle with cancer, Sandra discovered the challenge that many cancer patients’ non-medical costs which add to the challenges of the disease.. She is developing web show entitled Comedians in Cars Driving Cancer Patients in an effort to raise awareness and funds.