After a whirl wind year in 2005 which saw Liz beat 12 other contestants to win Channel 7’s reality show “The Mole”, the self confessed water baby has become a favourite on Seven Queensland.
These days she is seen weekly as a weather and Beach & Surf reporter on Seven News, the host of the Live national Lotto Draws and as a presenter on Creek to Coast and ratings winner Queensland Weekender.
In 2012 she became an ambassador for Suzuki and since then stars in their 'way of life' TVC's and campaigns.
She is also a spokesperson and ambassador for the Michael J Fox foundation 'Shake it Up' raising funds for a cure for Parkinson's disease.
In her teenage years Liz was a professional surfer who traveled the world for iconic Australian surfing company Billabong. Competing on the Australian Junior Series and WQS.
During these years she also appeared in Australian feature films and TV Series as an actress. Blue Water High, Blurred and Gettin’ Square.
In 2016 Liz and her husband Ryan Lysaught represented Australia in the first ever adventure reality TV show to be shot in 4k ultra HD. ‘Living Stone - Botswana’, by the creators of Survivor, saw them battled other couples from around the world in Africa’s harshest conditions. They won the reality show screened internationally on INSIGHT TV.
Later in 2016 Liz and Ryan welcomed a baby boy Kit to the world.
Liz makes regular appearances on Breakfast Radio shows for Gold FM and Sea FM.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
2009 TV Presenters Course – Accents & Speech NIDA, Sydney
2008 Intensive Screen Performance NIDA, Sydney
2003 Bachelor of Communication Griffith University, Gold Coast
Currently -Presenter, Queensland Weekender, Network Seven
-Weather Presenter, Network Seven, Queensland
-National Presenter, Live Lotto Draw, Network Seven
-Presenter, Greek to Coast, Network Seven
-Guest appearances, Sunrise, Network 7 (National) weather
-Suzuki ambassador, National TV commercials
2016 Contestant/Winner Living Stone - Botswana, INSIGHT UHD
2013 Lifestyle &Travel guest host, Niji Iro Jean, Kansai TV Japan
2005 – 2013 Beach and Surf reporter Seven News, Network Seven, Queensland
2005 – 2013 Beach and Surf reporter The Great South East, Network Seven, Queensland
2008 Lead Elastoplast commercial TVC
2005 Contestant/Winner, The Mole, Reality TV show produced by David Mason
2005 Lead female surfer, Gatorade commercial
2004 Host, Billabong World Jnr Championships Channel (V)
2003 Host,Billabong Pro Teen Series Bells Beach, Channel (V)
2003 Judge, Surf Girls The Roxy Show, MTV, USA
2003 Featured surfer/model, Ben Harper ‘Diamonds on the inside’ music clip
Brisbane Magazine Cover and featured interview (April 2014)
Coast MagazineCover and featured interview (October 2009)
Gold Coast Surf Featured interview (Spring/Summer 2009)
Surfer Girl Cover & Featured interview (July 2004)