Heather Hiscox Biography
Heather Hiscox is a Canadian news anchor, host, and reporter working for CBC News in Canada. She hosts CBC News Now bringing viewers all the information they need to start their day.
Heather Hiscox Education
After graduating from high school and earning her High School Diploma in General education, she had to further her education. She joined the University of Toronto to pursue her career. In 1986, she finished her studies there and obtained her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in French language and literature. She also attended the University of Western Ontario to pursue her career course. In 1987, she graduated with her master’s degree in journalism and also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree in October 2011.
Heather Hiscox Career
Hiscox is a news anchor, host, and reporter at CBC News. She is a host of CBC News Now from 6 to 10 a.m. on weekdays on CBC News Network and also the CBC’s former flagship morning television program CBC News: Morning which became part of CBC News Now when the network re-branded itself in 2009. She is thrilled to be part of the team that is telling the important stories, talking to the newsmakers, and, when events warrant, taking the show to where the story is happening.
Prior to rejoining the CBC News team, she worked for CFPL-TV, CBC Montreal, the Global Television Network, ASN, and CHCH in Hamilton, Ontario. In addition to that, she co-hosted a morning show on 1290 CJBK from 1990 to 1991 alongside Steve Garrison in London, Ontario. Hiscox also did a variety of radio shifts at London’s Rock FM96 CFPL-FM from 1988 to 1989 including afternoon drives and evenings.
Throughout her career working as a network reporter, she has covered the terror attacks in Ottawa and Paris, the RCMP shootings in Moncton, New Brunswick, the Quebec City mosque shooting, the Humboldt bus crash in Saskatchewan in 2018, and the scene of many other major news events. In addition to that, she covered the Diamond Jubilee celebrations for Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Weddings of both Prince William and Prince Harry. Furthermore, Hiscox led the CBC News coverage of eight consecutive Olympic Games.
Her journalism career job began in her hometown of Owen Sound at CFOS/CFPS, a radio station. From there, she was seen on the CIQC AM 600 Montreal program Travel World in 1997 as part of a feature headlined “The Hidden Holiday Hide-away Haunts of Heather Hiscox”. In 1981, when she was only 16 years old, she won the Miss Teen Canada pageant.
Heather Hiscox Age
Hiscox is 57 years old as of 2022. She was born on 18 November 1965, in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. Hiscox celebrates her birthday on the 18th of November every year.
Heather Hiscox Height
Hiscox stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Heather Hiscox Family
Hiscox was born in Owen Sound, Ontario, and raised in a medical family. She was brought up along with her sister Paula Jenkins. Her mother was raised along with her sisters, Winnie and Madge.
Heather Hiscox Husband
Hiscox is married to her better half Dr. Martin Goldbach. Dr. Martin is a heart surgeon. The two tied the knot and exchanged their marriage vows over 21 years.
Heather Hiscox Net Worth
Hiscox has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a news anchor.
Heather Hiscox Salary
Hiscox earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Her great work has been seen and she has received several awards and honors. In 2018, she won the Canadian Screen Award for Best National News Anchor. She also received three nominations prior to that. Hiscox is also a three-time Gemini nominee as Best Host and Best News Anchor. Moreover, Morning Live on CBC News Network has been nominated in the ‘Best Morning Show’ category at the upcoming 2021 Canadian Screen Awards.
Heather Hiscox CBC News
Hiscox works at CBC News where she works alongside other famous CBC News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Andrew Chang
- Andrew Nichols
- Carole MacNeil
- Jay Scotland
- Johanna Wagstaffe
- Michael Serapio
- Ryan Snoddon
- Farah Singh
- John Sauder
- Rex Murphy
- Jenny Howe
- John Hancock
- Kimberly Gale
- Meagan Fitzpatrick