Fiona Bruce: Questions & Answers

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Name?
Fiona Bruce

Age?
42

Where are you from?
London

How did you get started in broadcasting?
As a researcher on Panorama

When was that?
Dec 1989

Why News broadcasting?
I was in current affairs for over 10 years before I started presenting in news

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
As a reporter on Newsnight

What is your Best on-air moment?
That’s for others to say

What is your Worst on-air moment?
Not realising I was on air and continuing to brush my hair instead of reading the headlines

What would you like to do before your career ends?
The list is endless

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Play with my kids

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Don’t come into tv thinking you want to be a presenter. Work out what area of tv you’re interested in , get a job in it , learn all about it – and then think whether you still want to be a presenter

A big thanks to Fiona for taking part.

Last updated: Thursday 21 May 2009
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