Carole Walker - Questions and Answers

Name?
Carole Walker

Age?
Not telling!

Where are you from?
Norfolk

How did you get started in broadcasting?
On a journalism course at the London College of Printing

When was that?
A long time ago.

Why News broadcasting?
I enjoy the buzz of a big breaking story.

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
BBC bulletins for many years. Foreign and general reporting before I became a political correspondent

What is your Best on-air moment?
Hard to recall, there have been so many. Recently the resignation of Charles Kennedy when I was broadcasting live was a dramatic event.

What is your Worst on-air moment?
I try to forget them

What would you like to do before your career ends?
Break a really huge exclusive

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spend time with my family, walk the dog, play the piano, do yoga, ride horses, read.

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Be persistent, accept that your first job may be at a very local level and develop a specialism/languages.

A big thanks to Carole for taking part.

Updated: Thursday 21 May 2009
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