|Origin||Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada|
Amanda MacKay is a female model, television host, and journalist. She has been a host for MTV Canada, G4techTV, and GameTrailers TV on Spike TV.
Currently residing in the Los Angeles area, MacKay grew up in the Vancouver, British Columbia suburb of Coquitlam, where she wrote for the Centennial School newspaper. There she graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a degree in broadcast journalism and began her career as co-host of MTV Canada’s flagship series Select. She went on to host and segment produce the “TRL” style show for seven seasons.
Regarded as an expert in video game journalism, MacKay previously hosted the news show Pulse on G4techTV, and currently writes a gaming and tech article for Soak Magazine. She is also the host of Hardcore Candy, an all girls' action sports show syndicated worldwide, and co-host for various GameTrailers.com original shows, such as GTTV with Geoff Keighley.
MacKay's interests and journalistic contributions are not restricted to video games. She currently hosts segments for Spike TV web site - covering everything from the Sundance Film Festival to the Adult Entertainment Expo.
Additionally, she has been featured on segments of “Kurt the Cyber Guy,” co-hosted Fuel TV's “Design for Humanity” special and the Arby's Action Sports Awards seen on Fox Sports and Fuel as well as guest-hosted for “Entertainment Tonight Canada.”
When not busy hosting and producing, MacKay likes to work in front of the camera as an actress. Recent roles include “The 4400” on USA Network and the independent feature "Rebuy".
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