Jay Michaels

Jay Michaels


Jay "MadDog" Michaels is a proven ratings winner, veteran and known name in the Canadian media industry. He is also the winner of both the Toronto Sun and NOW! magazine readers polls "favourite Toronto radio personality." Throughout his 20 plus career, Jay has interviewed various major celebrities, including, Lady Gaga, Pink, Janet Jackson and Gwen Stefani. 

Radio is not Jay's only forte, he's hosted his own music video show, “Chart Attack” on Canada’s YTV network. & he has appeared on or hosted numerous shows including Breakfast Television, Monk and Degrassi. 

Jay made the transition from Music radio into Talk in 2016, offering humanity and humility to all topics and issues - but even more importantly offers a much needed laugh to the Rush's massive audience all over Canada.

The Rush with Ryan & Jay airs live weekdays from 2-6 PM on NEWSTALK 1010 and 24/7 on IHeart radio.