Longtime Breakfast Television host Riaz Meghji announces departure from CityTV show

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Daily Hive Vancouver Staff       Jul 09, 2019
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He’s been a host on the show every weekday morning since 2008, but now Breakfast Television Host Riaz Meghji has announced he’s leaving the popular Vancouver morning show on City TV.

Meghji made the emotional announcement on-air during the show on Tuesday morning.

“After 11 years, I will be saying goodbye to Breakfast Television,” he said.

Meghji said that after that amount of time, he feels he’s “done what I can with the show.”

The local tv personality, who has a young son, says he’s going to spend more time with his family.

 

Breakfast Television Vancouver

@BT_Vancouver

After 10 years @RiazMeghji has decided to leave BT to spend more time with his family. His last day with us will be July 19. We’ll miss you!

Meghji worked for MTV Canada, CTV News and SUN TV, before joining Breakfast Television in 2008.

He holds a degree in finance from Simon Fraser University.

His last day with Breakfast Television will be July 19.

Riaz Meghji is the brother of Daily Hive’s Head of Video Zain Meghji.

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Published on July 9, 2019 at 4:26 pm by mikedup

Comments

July 14, 2019 - 3:39 pm

Ted

Sorry to see Riaz go. This doesn’t bode well for BT / City TV Vancouver. All the long time anchors have left.

Seems the City TV evening news program is not drawing viewers. Their counter-part Omni, has been cut way back. Is this the demise of City TV Vancouver?


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