Pay is an experienced TV host, writer and producer with a passion for food, fitness, dogs and travel. She is a big fan of pastries and dairy products (cheese and ice cream rank high on this list.)
Pay currently hosts The Pay Chen Show Saturday afternoons from 3-4pm (EST) on Newstalk 1010 (www.Newstalk1010.com). The live show is a mix of lifestyle topics and comedy, with celebrity guests and a slightly twisted sense of humour. Weeks were spent coming up with an original name for the show.
She is frequently seen and heard on morning shows and national daytime programs as a guest expert, brand spokesperson or guest host. Recent programs include: Breakfast Television Toronto, Canada AM, Cityline, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, and Steven and Chris. She hosted an episode of Neighbourhood Eats for The Food Network. http://www.foodnetwork.ca/shows/neighbourhood-eats/video/shortform/pay-chen-in-corktown/video.html?v=725275715991
Pay is also an actress and has appeared on a variety of TV series such as: Degrassi- Next Class, Hi Opie!, and Dark Matter.
Pay’s hosting credits include Breakfast Television Winnipeg (Citytv), OMNI-TV in Toronto, G4 TechTV, the Biography Channel Canada, and the popular national pre-school program 4 Square on Treehouse TV. She is frequently asked to participate in events as a host, judge or speaker.
Pay contributes food, travel, health and other lifestyle content to various publications including: The Globe and Mail, National Post and Canadian Living magazine. She has also written extensively for live-action and animated television series.
Born in Taiwan and raised in Nova Scotia, Pay is good at clam digging, cracking lobsters, skipping rope and is a proud former member of an elementary school ukulele club.