Genevieve Westcott

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Genevieve Patricia Westcott (1955 – 10 July 2020) was a Canadian-born New Zealand journalist and television presenter. She was born in Stratford, Ontario. Westcott moved to New Zealand in 1984 and began working on TVNZ's Eyewitness News programme. In 1987, she hired for a role for CTV's W5, Canada's top newsmagazine programme. She was an anchor and correspondent for the programme for two years (1987–88).

Westcott died on 10 July 2020 in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand from breast cancer, aged 65.[1]

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  1. Tapaleao, Vaimoana (10 July 2020). "Journalism trailblazer and television presenter Genevieve Westcott dies". The New Zealand Herald.