Popular presenter and after dinner speaker, Laura Woods, is a truly insightful individual. Having spent most of her career at the forefront of British broadcasting, she reflects upon the highs and lows of fame at events, including the toxic online culture that has disrupted periods of her life. Audiences are enlightened by Laura, as she opens their eyes to the lack of representation in sports from the perspective of a female presenter. Whether she is discussing pinnacle moments in sport or her thrilling journey to broadcasting fame, an event featuring Laura is truly unforgettable.
In 2020, Laura took a monumental step in her influential career; she was appointed the main host on talkSPORT's breakfast show. Hosting the programme three times a week, Laura has become the embodiment of British sport, thanks to her incredible insight into pinnacle matches. She describes this role as one of her proudest moments as an after dinner speaker, reflecting upon the promotion with fondness. Laura is a role model to audiences from all backgrounds, especially female guests who are eager to enter the male-dominated world of sport.
While studying, Laura started working as a continuity announcer on RTÉ Radio. She went on to present the Breakfast Show on Trinity FM in 1999, before returning to her role as a continuity announcer, this time with RTÉ Television in 2000. From 2002 to 2004, Laura moved to iD, further extending her broadcasting reach. Upon leaving the role, she presented three series of The Cafe and later anchored RTÉ's coverage of the Festival of World Cultures and Live8. Transitioning to the Irish National Lottery game show Winning Streak, Laura enjoyed great fame in the public eye, widely respected for her likeable nature and natural charm.
Remaining with the Irish National Lottery, Laura then presented Fame and Fortune, The Trump Card and The Big Money Game. Shifting to charitable fundraisers, she was a presenter on The WIll Leahy Show, where she appeared on People In Need Telethon, which raised millions of euros for local Irish charities. Recent media roles include with Virgin Media Television on Ireland AM, where she co-presents the breakfast show. An event host like Laura has the confidence and experience to entertain guests, while ensuring that your occasion runs smoothly. With her celebrity status, audiences will be starstruck by Laura, making for a truly unforgettable experience. From charity fundraisers to corporate galas, her sporting knowledge and natural onstage presence makes Laura the obvious choice for event organisers.