Liz Hayes

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Elizabeth "Liz" Hayes
Born (1956-05-23) 23 May 1956 (age 58)
Taree, Australia
Occupation Journalist and television presenter
Years active 1981−present

Elizabeth "Liz" Hayes (born Elizabeth Ryan on 23 May 1956) is an Australian television presenter. She was born in Taree, New South Wales.[1]

Career[edit]

In a long career with the Nine Network, Hayes is best known for her work as a reporter on 60 Minutes, and as a former co-host of Today in which she held for a decade.

She started her career as a cadet journalist on the local Manning River Times newspaper, becoming assistant editor. She moved to Sydney and worked for New Idea and TV Week for a few weeks, before becoming a reporter for Network Ten's Eyewitness News.

In 1981. she was signed to the Nine Network, reporting for National Nine News and then presenting the National Nine Morning News.

In 1986, Hayes was appointed co-host of Today with Steve Liebmann and stayed co-host until 1996 with Tracy Grimshaw replacing her.

In 1996, she joined 60 Minutes as a reporter and remains in this position today.[1]

In 2011, Hayes celebrated 30 years with the Nine Network.

Personal life[edit]

Hayes was briefly married to the advertising entrepreneur John Singleton in 1991, his 4th wife.[2] In September 1998, a man who had quietly stalked her for ten years agreed not to approach her.[3][4]

Media offices
Preceded by
Patrice Newell
Today
Co-Host with Steve Liebmann and George Negus and Steve Liebmann

1986 - 1996
Succeeded by
Tracy Grimshaw

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Liz Hayes" (html). Meet the Team. 60 Minutes. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  2. ^ The six wives of Singo July 27 2002
  3. ^ Liz Hayes
  4. ^ Case Studies