Whether tackling front-page issues or getting the celebrity scoop on the red carpet, Liz West has been informing and entertaining television viewers for well over a decade. Most recently Liz could be seen asking the tough questions and sharing her opinion as co-host of the long running daily current affairs show Square Off. Today she can be heard world-wide as producer and co-host of the infotainment podcast “Unplugged” with Mark Hebscher.
Liz began her broadcast career producing and hosting long-form segments for the original entertainment program eNow on CTV. After interviewing the Who’s Who of music along with regular guest appearances on Canada AM, Liz moved to Citytv in January 2000 as the lead Entertainment Anchor on Citypulse @ 6. She went on to become Host of Star! At The Movies, Entertainment Reporter for Star! Daily, co-host of specials such as the TIFF Star! Schmooze, Citytv’s New Year’s Eve Bash, and “Live! At the Genies” along with regular guest appearances on Breakfast Television.
Liz resumed her lead position on the red carpet at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival for CP24 and can be seen on Cosmo TV as host of the lifestyle series “Rags To Red Carpet”.
Liz is also a part-time instructor at Centennial College, The Centre for Creative Communications, and received the Alumni of Distinction Award in 2011. She is a published author on bettering personal communication, a guest host on Newstalk 1010, and offers on-camera, public speaking and media training.
The mother of two, who sings in a band, is a volunteer speaker for Canadian Blood Services and lends her support to several charities including Accessible Media Inc., OneXOne, Autism Ontario and Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.