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Sian is a presenter on Channel 5 News.

Sian has been a broadcast journalist for the BBC for more than 26 years. She started in local radio in the North West of England, before moving to Radio 4 as a current affairs producer. She then switched to TV, where she was asked to present the BBC’s rolling news channel, News 24.

Since then, she’s anchored the BBC One news bulletins and broadcast from events all over the world, including the Pakistan earthquake and the Asian tsunami. In 2010, she co-presented BBC One’s General Election Results Special.

Sian sat on the BBC Breakfast sofa for eleven years, seven of them as its main presenter. During her tenure, the number of viewers watching the programme more than doubled, making it the most popular morning show in the UK.

Sian left in April and is the new host of BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live, with the Reverend Richard Coles. She remains a key member of the BBC One news reading team and will be one of the channel’s presenters for both the 2012 Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Sian is the 2012 TRIC newscaster/reporter of the year.

News presenter Sian Williams presented her final BBC Breakfast this morning. Sian, who leaves the morning news programme ahead of its move to Salford, will now present BBC One news bulletins, co-present the BBC’s Olympic coverage and will join BBC Radio 4’s ‘Saturday Live’ programme….

BBC Breakfast presenter [[Sian Williams]] is to rejoin Radio 4, as co-presenter of a revamped and extended Saturday Live. Sian, who will leave BBC Breakfast ahead of its move to Salford, will also present BBC One news bulletins and co-present the BBC’s Olympic coverage. Williams…

Breakfast presenter Sian Williams has hinted that she will quit the BBC morning programme following the announcement the show will move to Salford Quays. Miss Williams, who has presented the show since 2001, has said she wants to put the future of her family first….

Name? Sian Williams Age? 41 Where are you from? Born in London, of Welsh parentage and grew up in Eastbourne How did you get started in broadcasting? I applied for the BBC’s local radio training scheme in 1985. I’d initially thought I’d go into newspapers…

BBC Breakfast presenters, Sian Williams and Chris Hollins, will not move to Salford next year. Both decided for personal reasons not to make the move. Sian said “‘Sadly, family reasons mean I can’t move to Salford with the programme next year. My son will be…