Newsreader and TV presenter, Fiona Bruce is best known as one of the presenters of the BBC’s flagship news programme News at 10 and the earlier show, 6 o’clock News. With more than twenty years at the BBC Fiona Bruce is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV.
Born in Singapore Fiona Bruce attended Oxford University and, after a few years in advertising, Bruce joined the BBC in 1989; initially working as a researcher and producer Fiona Bruce made her first appearance as a TV presenter in 1992 working as a reporter for Breakfast News.
Fiona’s career has expanded ever upwards from this moment, slots as a reporter and TV presenter for the BBC’s South East broadcasts, as an occasional newsreader for Newsnight and a slot reporting in the current affairs series Public Eye Fiona Bruce was eventually named as the secondary presenter to Huw Edwards for the 6 o’clock News.
Bruce continues to present BBC news and current affairs programmes, including Crimewatch; however she has also taken her career in a number of other directions demonstrating both her vast talents and diverse interests. Showing an interest in antiques in 1998 Fiona began presenting The Antiques Show some ten years before it was announced that she would be taking over as the TV presenter for the Antiques Roadshow from Michael Aspel.
Fiona is also actively involved in a variety of charity work, most notably for the feminist charity Women’s Aid and for the children’s charity the NSPCC. Bruce is known for her role in the BBC Children in Need fundraising where she, and fellow newsreaders, regularly step out from behind their desks and perform musical numbers as part of the evening’s entertainment. Outside her work as a presenter, Fiona Bruce has also published as both a journalist and critic, best known for her irregular contributions to the Sunday Times car review segment where she has stood in for regular writer and Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson.
Fiona Bruce has also worked as a writer and host for a number of documentary series, including two which focused on the history of the British Royal family: Victoria: A Royal Love Story and The Queen’s Palaces.
To book Fiona Bruce as the TV presenter for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
When at corporate events, Fiona is known to cover the following topics:
- British Politics
- Current Affairs
- Women’s Rights
- Antiques & History
- The Royal Family