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Amber MacArthur

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Amber MacArthur

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Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

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Female

Also Known As

Amber Mac, AmberMac
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Biography

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Amber MacArthur is best known as one of the Hosts for the Canadian show Call for Help shown on G4TechTV. Her work in journalism began as a teenager contributing to the "Youth Page" section of the Ottawa Citizen. From there, she went on to college at Dalhousie University,…more

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    • In 2006, Amber was selected as the "Best Geek Personality" by NOW Magazine.

    • Amber hosted Torrent and Gadgets & Gizmos for G4TechTV Canada. Torrent is a weekly one-hour television Internet-culture show featuring interviews and pop-tech stories that originally were podcasts. It is the first time ever that a network has made a show that selected the best podcasts for broadcast. Gadgets & Gizmos is a half hour show covering the latest news, products and trends in the world of technology.

    • Additional information on Amber's vidcast show CommandD can be found on it's website at commandn.typepad.com .

    • Is rumored to currently be dating former TechTV/G4 personality Kevin Rose.

    • In the great tech debate of PC versus Macintosh, Amber began as a PC person but later was turned into a Mac person with the help of her brother Jeff.

    • Amber was first introduced to television viewers as a guest on the show Call for Help, which she would later become a Co-host and a Producer for.

    • Amber was influential in getting her CommandN vidcasts available at iTunes.

    • Amber has post-graduate Bachelor of Journalism degrees in Broadcast and in Online Journalism. Both were attained from University of King's College.

    • Amber regulary attends and is a frequent guest speaker at the Information Technology Association of Prince Edward Island (ITAP) annual conference.

    • While in graduate school, Amber received an Honourable Mention in Online Journalism at the 1999 Atlantic Journalism Awards.

    • Worked as an associate television reporter at CBC-TV in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

    • Worked as an associate television reporter in her home town at CBC-TV in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

    • Amber worked as the Opinions Editor for Dalhousie University's college newspaper.

    • Has an older brother named Jeff.

    • Amber was the Writer and Branding Strategist at Razorfish studios.

    • While at HigherMarkets, Amber was also the Managing Editor of "The Pulse", HigherMarkets' bi-weekly newsletter.

    • Amber spent three years as Director of Web Marketing at the software start-up company HigherMarkets.

    • Amber and her brother Jeff produce a weekly techology news video show online called commandN.

    • She began her journalism career in high school by contributing to the "Youth Page" articles of the Ottawa Citizen.

    • Her hobbies include running, snowboarding, and spontaneous road trips.

    • Amber was a judge for the 2000 Webby Awards.

    • She is currently the Web Strategy Manager for Microsoft Canada's "Microsoft Home Magazine".

    • Amber earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Dalhousie University.

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