Where are you from?
How did you get started in broadcasting?
When was that?
Why News broadcasting?
I guess it just happened that way.
Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
TV-am, BBC Radio, BBC World Service TV, Channel 4 Dispatches, Bloomberg.
What would you like to do before your career ends?
Make a difference to somebody’s life.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Read books and keep fit.
What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Work hard, develop a thick skin, and try and have fun.
A big thanks to Juliette for taking part.
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