Word On The Street Halifax is one of many festivals that contribute significantly to the economic wealth of Nova Scotia. We do more than place writers on stage. We proudly host some of the finest talent in Canadian literature, with a strong focus on Atlantic Canada. This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary. Save the date and join in the celebrations!
Amy Smith is the co-host of CBC Nova Scotia News and host of Atlantic Tonight. Amy joined the CBC News team in 2009 after 15 years as a print journalist, working
primarily as a legislative reporter. She has covered City Hall, the courts and 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, Amy has had the opportunity to interview interesting and high profile people ranging from Condoleezza Rice, Richard and Ruth Goldbloom, Mark Critch, to name a few.
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 of the School of Journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax. Life at home is spent cooking with her husband and riding her Morgan horse, Ariel. You can follow Amy @AmySmithCBC @CBCNS
Amy is celebrating her 4th anniversary with Word on the Street and you can find her in conversation with Sarah Sawler and Jeffery C. Domm in the CBC Tent at 1 pm.