Jennie Bond is a journalist, presenter and former BBC Royal correspondent, revered for the over thirty years she has spent at the forefront of the British media. Providing cutting edge reporting on the royals saw Jennie become favoured by the public and her continued contributions presence in the industry has gained her a reputation as a versatile personality. Ideal for hosting and facilitating events, Jennie is also often requested as an after dinner speaker, chosen to share her unique career with audiences.
Best known for the twenty five years she spent working at the BBC, Jennie spent fourteen as a Royal correspondent which is perhaps her most revered role. Taking to the position in 1989, Jennie spent the duration of the 90s developing personal connections with members of the royal family, travelling with them on international trips, such as she did with the Queen on her first official visit to Russia. As a reporter for the BBC, Jennie shared a comprehensive insight into two royal weddings, the Windsor castle fire and the death of Princess Diana in 1997, amongst other notable affairs. By the time she departed from the BBC in 2003, Jennie had also fronted the Breakfast News, BBC One and Six O’clock News and in 2001 she released her book ‘Reporting Royalty’.
Attending the University of Warwick, Jennie gained her degree in French and European Literature, which gave her the foundations to begin her career in journalism. Her earliest role in the industry was as a reporter for the Richmond Herald and later the Uxbridge Mail. Breaking into BBC circuit in 1977, Jennie produced and edited radio shows in addition to producing factual TV series like ‘Woman's Hour’ and ‘Tuesday Call’. The early dedication and natural talent for work set the precedent of the remainder of her career.
Most recently, Jennie has pursued presenting roles becoming popular with the public for her down to earth and informative on screen style. Cash in the Attic, Great British Menu and Driving Me Crazy have all featured Jennie as a host, and she is also highly sought after to appear on celebrity specials of programmes like ‘The Chase’. A consummate professional with decades of industry experience, Jennie is the ideal speaker and host to ensure your occasion is a roaring success.