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Jillian is a graduate of Mohawk College (Hamilton) with a degree in broadcast journalism. After completing her degree, she worked for a variety of television stations, including WSVN in Miami and KTTV in Los Angeles, both Fox affiliates. Her screen presence has also earned her roles on several television dramas including V.I.P. and Melrose Place. In 2000 she was hired to present the national weather segment of Fox Sports hugely successful FOX NFL Sunday pregame show. Working opposite James Brown, Howie Long and Terry Bradshaw. Barberie became a national figure and earned significant fan interest. In addition to her work on Good Day L.A., she worked on the national version of the show Good Day Live. However, she was ultimately fired from that show, ending her tenure there on June 4, 2004. Jillian claims that she does not know why she was let go from the national program. On October 14, 2003 broadcast of the Howard Stern Show, Barberie came out of the closet as bisexual . In 2005, she was Regis Philbin's co-host for his New Year's Eve special on Fox. In 2006, Jillian participated as a contestant on the Fox reality show Skating with Celebrities, partnered with professional skater John Zimmerman. She was a champion ice skater in her childhood. She is often considered a sex symbol. Read Full Bio >>
Jillian Warry was once married (1996 - 2002) to baseball player Bret Barberie, whose surname she kept. She works tirelessly for the prevention of cruelty to animals, and has nine adopted pets of her own - all of whom she has adopted from shelters. She has often said that she believes her "adoptive" nature is due to the fact that she was put up for adoption herself. Jillian has mentioned on Good Day L.A. that while living in Canada, she suffered from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
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