As co-host of television’s pre-eminent entertainment news program, ET Canada, Cheryl Hickey greets over half a million loyal viewers each night as she relays in-depth profiles, breaking news coverage, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Hickey brings her trademark glamour, professionalism, and friendly personality to every event, whether it’s hosting on-stage or delivering a keynote.
A nominee for a prestigious Canadian Screen Award and named one of HELLO! Canada’s “50 Most Beautiful People”, Hickey started her career in radio before joining Global as a videographer and news “chopper” reporter. In 2001, she moved into news, covering courts and crime as well as anything else they threw at her, before landing the entertainment beat, where she covered the hottest stars and allowed viewers to rub shoulders with Hollywood’s elite.
In 2005, Hickey joined ET Canada, where she has interviewed stars and luminaries ranging from Brad Pitt to Oprah Winfrey, and reported from the red carpets of the Oscars, the Golden Globes, the Juno’s, the Grammy’s, Festival de Cannes, and many more. In addition, Hickey hosted HGTV Canada’s Family Home Overhaul.
The mother of two young children, Hickey is very passionate about her family as well as being a dedicated volunteer for a wide range of causes, many related to children and health.