Heather Hiscox

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Heather Hiscox
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Hiscox in 2013
Born (1965-11-18) 18 November 1965 (age 51)
Owen Sound, Ontario[1]
Alma mater University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario
Occupation News presenter
Employer Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Spouse(s) Dr. Martin Goldbach

Heather Hiscox (born 18 November 1965) is a Canadian news anchor who hosts CBC News Now from 6 to 10 a.m. on weekdays on CBC News Network. She was also the host of 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.

Hiscox was born in Owen Sound, Ontario and grew up in a medical family. She graduated in 1986 from the University of Toronto, with a B.A. in French language and literature and from the University of Western Ontario in 1987 with a master's degree in journalism.[2] She has previously worked for CFPL-TV, CBC Montreal, the Global Television Network and CHCH in Hamilton, Ontario, before returning to the CBC at the network level. She also co-hosted a morning show on 1290 CJBK in London, Ontario with Steve Garrison from 1990–1991. In 1988–89 she did a variety of radio shifts at London's Rock FM96 CFPL-FM including afternoon drive and evenings. She began her broadcasting career in her hometown of Owen Sound at radio station CFOS/CFPS. In 1997, she appeared on the CIQC AM 600 Montreal program Travel World as part of a feature headlined as "The Hidden Holiday Hide-away Haunts of Heather Hiscox".

Hiscox won the Miss Teen Canada pageant in 1981 when she was 16 years old.[1] She is married to a heart surgeon, Martin Goldbach.[3]

Honorary titles
Preceded by
Clara Jean Howard
Miss Teen Canada 1981 Succeeded by
Emily Sertic

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