Larysa Harapyn (born c. 1973) is a Canadian media personality, who most recently was a news anchor at the, now defunct, Sun News Network. She was an entertainment reporter on Citytv in Toronto and was an anchor on the now-defunct Star! Daily program seen throughout Canada on the Star! specialty channel. In 2007, she was one of a number of staffers who worked both at Citytv and at CTV, but later left CTV. In December 2008, Rogers (the new owners of Citytv) eliminated entire CityNews entertainment unit, including, Larysa Harapyn. Since her leaving of Citytv, Larysa has yet to be seen on camera once again as of June 2010.
Larysa started in the CHUM family at all-news station CablePulse 24 and quickly became an entertainment reporter on the regular news broadcasts. She has interviewed notable personalities including Lenny Kravitz. She has also hosted some entertainment specials including Everything Hef (about Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner) and a pre-game show to the Academy Awards. Larysa recently showed her comedic side by appearing in a number of Citytv commercials, promoting upcoming movies on the station.
Larysa is of Ukrainian descent. She was a model before she came to Citytv and has two brothers, Roman and Ihor. She is a former student of York University.
In 2002, Larysa posed for a sexy photo spread in Oxygen, a Canadian fitness magazine.
Mid 2014 Larysa began working at the Sun News Network as a "Hard News anchor". She gives news updates on the half-hour. The channel ceased operations in February 2015.