With over 30 years of experience in television production, Teresa Kruze is skilled in front of the camera and behind it. The veteran journalist, producer, international speaker and best-selling author is owner and President of Impakt Productions Inc. based in Toronto, ON.
Kruze is well known for the fourteen years she spent at TSN – The Sports Network where she pioneered and broke new ground for future female sportscasters. Joining TSN in 1986, she covered numerous high profile sporting events like the Olympics, World Series, Stanley Cup Finals and World Championships. She also traveled the world producing numerous documentaries, specials and series for TSN.
Television: CTV/CP24, CityTV, YesTV, TSN, WTSN, The Biography Channel, CKPG, CBC Calgary, CFCN (CTV) Calgary
Contributor/Freelance Reporter: CNN, Channel 9 Australia, SportsChannel America
Radio: 680News Toronto, 660News Calgary, CKPG, CHRB 1280
Newspaper: Metro News (National Newspaper Columnist)
Magazine: Contributor - Chatelaine Magazine
Over the years, she has produced and hosted several talk shows including a lifestyle series for the Biography Channel and a health and wellness show for YesTV. Her most recent documentary honoured the life of her late brother-in-law for CityTV and OMNI called, “Voice of Courage – The Martin Arnold Kruze Story”. The critically acclaimed documentary has enjoyed a regular run on OMNI for the last ten years and has been honoured as a historical and educational resource in the area of child abuse and awareness.
In 2013, Kruze wrote a book on entrepreneurship featuring thirty of Canada’s top entrepreneurs. “The In-Credibility Factor” became a number one best-seller on Amazon.com, a position it held for three straight days. For the last several years Kruze has traveled across Canada speaking about Entrepreneurship to various business groups and organizations.
Kruze is also a professionally trained singer and actress. She has appeared in numerous films and television shows.
H2O - Actor, Claude Biname
REPUBLIC OF LOVE - Actor, Deepa Metha
BLUE MURDER - Principal, Barna-Alper/Global – Steve Dimarco
THE PHILADELPHIA PHENOM - Principal, Touchstone Pictures – Tim Kelleher
NEVER TALK TO STRANGERS - Principal, Alliance/ Cinevision – Sir Peter Hall
TEK WARS (2 Episodes) - Principal, Atlantis/CTV-USA Network- Bloomfield
DARK EYES (pilot) - Principal, ABC – Nancy Savoka
THE GREAT DEFENDER (Pilot) Principal, Warner Bros. – Richard Wallace
Along with her work in television and film, she has worked with many charities including Abuse Hurts (The Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness), Think First, Special Olympics Canada and the Alberta Children’s Hospital. She was recently honoured with the Canadian Member of Parliament’s Medal for Volunteer Service, The Peter Armstrong Award of Excellence and the Voice of Courage Award.