Tanya Kim

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Tanya Kim in 2008

Tanya Kim is a Canadian television personality. A classically trained pianist and dancer,[1] Kim was raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. She attended Ryerson University from 1994 to 1998, graduating from the journalism program, specializing in broadcasting, and worked as a videographer at MuchMusic before joining CTV.


Kim is currently host of CTV's etalk (with Ben Mulroney). On etalk, Kim has worked red carpets at the Juno Awards and the Academy Awards, and covered special events like Live 8 and Live Earth. In 2009, Kim hosted We Day, in support of Free The Children, for the third year in a row.

Kim also hosted etalk Playlist in 2005, a six-episode chart show/concert mini-series that expanded on etalk's popular Playlist segment. The series was broadcast before a studio audience from the historic Masonic Temple concert hall. The 30-minute shows included live studio performances, exclusive interviews, breaking news and chart reviews.[2]

In February 2010, Kim joined etalk host Ben Mulroney along with etalk reporters Leah Miller, Elaine Lui, Susie Wall and Jeanne Beker in Vancouver to cover the 2010 Olympic Winter Games for CTV.[3]

Aside from her work on etalk, Kim has appeared in Puppets Who Kill, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Instant Star, and the film Glitter starring Mariah Carey.

Charity work[edit]

In November 2008 Tanya Kim announced a partnership with CARE Canada, a major humanitarian and international development charitable organization, to promote CARE Canada's I Am Powerful women's empowerment campaign. She travelled to Zambia to generate awareness and gain first-hand knowledge of the strength and resiliency of women in the developing world.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Kim currently lives in Toronto. She has a dog named Miss Louise, an 85-pound bull mastiff.


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