BIO

Dave Keystone is an award winning television host, producer, and writer. Best known as the host and co-creator of the CBC series Small Talk where he seeks life advice from kids, for which he won the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Host, nominated again in 2019.

 

Dave is the creator, producer and host of several other hit series, including: Kids On (recently acquired by CBS Studios for sitcom production), where he turns to kids for advice on all things love, dating, and relationships; Who We Are - a talk-show designed to inspire social consciousness through candid conversations - for which he won the 2018 International Academy of Web Television Award for Best Host and Best Pre-Recorded Hosted Series; Sex On The Street TV - a streeter-style interview program exceeding half a million views in its first week featured on Funny or Die; and travel series’ Phil & Dave Do and Dave Does, following his comedic travel adventures.

In addition to hosting Corus Entertainment's cooking competition series Cook'd on YTV, Dave is also a well-established Snapchat influencer nominated for the 2017 Shorty Award for Snapchatter of the Year, and the 2016 Ghosty Award for Snapchat Storyteller of the Year. He was the first person ever invited to takeover College Humor’s Snapchat account, and has acted as brand ambassador for a number of travel brands, including: WOW Air, Hostelworld, Busabout, Trip Advisor, and more.

 

In film, Dave co-produced the iTunes chart-topping documentary The Sheik, profiling the life of ex-professional wrestler the Iron Sheik - debuting at the 2014 Hot Docs Film Festival and voted into the festival's Audience Top 20 Picks.

 

Alongside his work in entertainment, Dave is co-founder of Keepsake Video Inc. - a production company specializing in creating personal profile videos that preserve people’s stories for future generations.

 

Additional credits include: Dave’s stand-up comedy at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles, Caroline's on Broadway in New York, and Yuk Yuk’s in Toronto; as well as live storytelling performances at theatres across North America.

 

Connect with Dave on all social channels: @DaveKeystone

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