Ariella Banks, 23, joined Naked News in March, 2009, after she wowed viewers and the producers with a terrific Guest Anchor audition.
In addition to her
"bombshell-next-door" beauty, she
also demonstrated she
was both engaging and fearless - two characteristics that make for a great Naked News anchor.
A born-and-bred Canadian, Ariella
grew up something of a big-city girl.
was always into fitness and performing, but, never someone to follow just one path, she
wide array of interests and explored them all.
From sports to language studies, from dancing to video games, she
was perpetually on the go.
This pattern continued as she
education, when Ariella's formal studies included Computer Sciences, Languages, and Psychology, with an informal study of Astrology thrown in just to keep things from getting too serious.
was famous among classmates for her
great sense of humor.
"After all," she
says, "you have to laugh at yourself.
If you can't, you're taking life way too seriously."
After finishing her
held a variety of jobs while she
decided what career path to follow.
smarts and tech skills landed her
an office job as an account manager for an IT firm.
But in her
off hours, Ariella
looked for more creative outlets, taking dance lessons, working out, and adding modeling and acting to her
When the opportunity to audition for Naked News
came up, Ariella
says, "I love this show.
It's an amazing opportunity to use and enhance my interests in world events.
And seriously, one of my first ambitions when I was a little girl was to be a news anchor.
This is fate!"
has a logically flawless philosophy when it comes to going au naturel.