Host, CBC News
Amy Smith is the host of CBC Nova Scotia News and host of Atlantic Tonight. She is also the host of CBC's At The Table, featuring one-on-one interviews with engaging people from across Atlantic Canada.
Amy joined the CBC News team in 2009 after fifteen years with the Chronicle Herald. She worked as legislative reporter and Sunday columnist (The Howe Room) and has covered City Hall, the courts, Nova Scotia labour as well as general news. Amy has an impressive roster of interviews under her belt. In addition to federal and provincial political leaders, she had the opportunity to interview Condoleezza Rice in 2006. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Screen Awards, RTDNAs and the Atlantic Journalism Awards. She is a recipient of an award in enterprise reporting on a series about the Sydney Tar Ponds. Amy grew up in Nova Scotia and is a graduate from the School of Journalism at the University of King's College in Halifax.