Magdalene John has been a Producer, Field Reporter and On-Air Talent for the past 12 years covering a vast array of local, national and international stories. She has reported on some of the major news events of our day from the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks; Hurricane Katrina in 2005; the 7.0 Earthquake that rocked Haiti in 2010 as well the story of Uganda as it recovers from years of war. Magdalene has also had the opportunity to interview a variety of guests throughout her career from everyday people making a difference in their community to authors; victims of crime; actors; film makers; politicians and musicians. But Magdalene is most proud of the work she does with the ministry she founded in 2013 called The Baby Depot which helps families in need in the Hamilton area. Magdalene is also the proud mother of Ethan and Joshua and wife to her amazing husband Elton.
Bible Verse: Psalm 139:13-14 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
Favorite Food: Roti (Caribbean dish)
Books you are currently reading: The Five Love Languages of Children By Gary Chapman and The Reason For God By Tim Keller
Favorite thing to do on the week-end: Nothing…but who am I kidding I have to kids…nothing is never an option!
What are you currently listening to: The White Album by Hillsong United and Colton Dixon's The Calm Before The Storm.
First Job: A Tour Guide at an old Georgian House in Toronto. I had to dress in a period costume, which included a bonnet!! But I was so happy to be employed!!
Go-To Coffee Order: I don't drink coffee, but I do love a good No Foam, Grande Lactose Free Chai Latte
Talent: I used to play the clarinet!
Here's Maggie's Family Portrait as shown on 100 Huntley Street..