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Janise Smith


Janise Smith, a proud mom of two amazing young men first and foremost.She is an alumni of University of Toronto; graduating with a Commence and Economics Degree; taking all the courses needed in becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).  As a matter of fact, Janise passed the audit and tax entry level exams requiredfor this accounting profession. However, she decided not to pursue this career path as she really wanted to start a family with her husband.  


Janise, is pleased to report that all her education and work experiencedid not go to waste. While raising her boys, she helped her husband, who is a CPA, build his own accounting practice.  With her entrepreneurial spirit and armed with the knowledge gathered by working with her husband, Janise decided to own and operate a Home Care Company.  It provided services that enable seniors to live safe and independently in the place they called home.  

One of the key components to the success of her home care company was the planning and the execution of the Marketing program; heavily weighted on PR.  In this role, Janise began to get exposure in various Media outlets over several years; making guests appearances on Breakfast TV, City TV Live Eye, CTV News, Global News and RogersDaytime TO, just to name a few. It was in this hands on experience that she truly developed an instant passion and an absolute love for Media.  


Her newfound passion for media is why she jumped at the opportunity to become the Publisher for snapd Scarborough. As Publisher of snapd Scarborough; Janise Smith is able to shine a positive light covering all the amazing, exciting and fun community events; mainly doing it in a place she is proud to call home-Scarborough!  Janise has been featured In the UTSC Commons (a University of Toronto Publication) where she has been quoted as saying “her love of Scarborough and strong desire to give back to the community is what keeps her going.” She promotes and develops marketing campaigns which includes free PR to local businesses and organizations, both big and small, to help grow their bottom line.  Presently, Janise is a board member and the Chair of the Communication Committee for the Scarborough Community Renewal Organization (SCRO).  


Being a publisher and a TV personality, Janise has had many amazing opportunities; appearing weekly on Rogers Daytime TO, interviewed the Duchess of York, Sarah Fergusson and attending a press conference with President Barack Obama. Presently Janise looks forward to many more exciting interviews and wants to continue to brag about our great Community through the eye of the Camera.

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