Jillian Marie Barberie (née Warry; born September 26, 1966) is a Canadian-American actress, television hostess, and radio host who currently co-hosts Mid-Day LA on Talk Radio 790 KABC in Los Angeles.
From 2000 to 2005, she appeared on Fox Sports as the weatherperson on Fox NFL Sunday.
She went to Assumption Catholic Secondary School and then went on to graduate from Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, with a diploma from its two-year program in broadcast journalism.
After completing her diploma, she worked for several other of television stations, including The Weather Network in Montreal, WSVN in Miami and KTTV in Los Angeles (WSVN and KTTV are Fox affiliates). and Melrose Place, as well as comedic turns on the sitcom Yes, Dear and the Fox sketch comedy series MADtv.
Barberie's screen presence has earned her roles on several television dramas including Clueless, V. She hosted the reality television show EX-treme Dating.
In 2000, she was hired to present the national weather segment of Fox Sports Fox NFL Sunday pregame show, working opposite Curt Menefee, Howie Long and Terry Bradshaw.
As a result of her scratchy gravel-laced voice and affable "one of the guys" on-camera personality, she became a national figure and earned significant fan interest in the male-dominated sports demographic, and several spots for Prestone antifreeze that aired during NFL game broadcasts. 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.
She served as the weather girl and entertainment reporter for Fox Sports during the 2002 Super Bowl, 2005 Super Bowl, and the 2008 Super Bowl.
In 2005, she was Regis Philbin's co-host for his New Year's Eve special on Fox. In 2006, she participated as a contestant on the Fox reality television show Skating with Celebrities, partnered with professional skater John Zimmerman and came in second place. Beginning in November 2006, she became the co-host of KTTV's That's So Hollywood with fellow KTTV/KCOP personality, Mark Thompson.
In August 2008, Barberie began appearing in Nutri System commercials with former NFL players Dan Marino and Mike Golic; in the ad, she claims to have lost over forty pounds after the birth of her daughter.
Barberie is also the host of American Idol Extra on Fox Reality Channel.
She interviews the eliminated Idol that week and other guests who appear on the show.