An official press release by PokerVision Media Inc. (PVN) revealed that the company’s On-Air Team has a new star: sports broadcaster and poker fan Chantal Desjardins.
Chantal was selected through an online air talent search that took place during the first two months of 2017.
Chantal Desjardins is a renowned sports broadcaster as well as a stand-up comedian. Some of her noteworthy media appearances have been for City TV Winnipeg, CHOM 97.7 Montreal, CTV Montreal, Virgin Radio 96 and CJAD800. She is also known for her passion for poker as she organizes and hosts a celebrity charity poker tournament to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society every year.
PVN’s Executive VP of Programming Malcolm Dunlop has expressed his excitement about having Chantel on board. He commented, “[…] someone with Chantal’s breadth of experience as a sports broadcaster and a keen love for the game of poker […] will bring a fresh new approach to our coverage of live events and original programming.”