Sally Challoner is a reporter and occasional presenter on Points West, the BBC’s regional news magazine for the West of England.
As well as reporting and presenting, Sally also produces the programme. Most of the time though, she reports the main stories of the day in the region – anything from health breakthroughs to serious crime to skateboarding ducks.
Outside work, Sally loves walking (she climbed Mt Kilimanjaro in 2001 and harbours an ambition to make it to Everest Base Camp one day), but spends most of her time with her two children.
Name? Sally Challoner Where are you from? Born Cheltenham, brought up in Bristol (Hartcliffe – my family and I witnessed the Hartcliffe riots from our sitting room…) How did you get started in broadcasting? I trained as a journalist on the Weston Mercury, a weekly…