Meet Host

Pooja Handa joined Global in 2002 as an Editorial Assistant working behind the scenes before she became a traffic reporter a year later for the Morning News, Global Television’s Toronto-based morning show.

Over the years, Pooja has managed to use her wit and natural enthusiasm on the morning show to become a fan favorite. That prompted the PH Factor (The Pooja Handa Factor), an entertainment segment Pooja hosts every morning. She delivers all the Hollywood gossip and entertainment headlines morning viewers crave along with her own commentary and side humour.

Being in front of the camera wasn’t Pooja’s first dream. Growing up she thought acting was her calling. After graduating from an “Arts” high school where she majored in Dramatic Arts, Pooja decided to head to New York City to pursue her passion. However after only a year, Pooja realized that she didn’t want to be an actress at all. She wanted to play “herself” and be able to reach people in their homes on a daily basis.

In this, her latest project, Pooja is host to a series of inspiring beauty transformations. She’ll lead the way, along with our trusted beauty experts, through the latest innovations, tips and tricks in beauty.