Where are you from?
How did you get started in broadcasting?
Trainee reporter at Channel Television (ITV) Guernsey.
When was that?
Why News broadcasting?
Wasn’t the original plan – just fascinated by TV.
Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
Channel Islands/Yorkshire TV/ITN
What is your Best on-air moment?
Have 2 – Watching the singing crowds when Nelson Mandela was released, and watching a couple come through a whole in the Berlin Wall to marry in the West.
What is your Worst on-air moment?
Realising that the Qinetiq balloon, destined for space, had a puncture.
What would you like to do before your career ends?
Enthuse as many as possible about this job.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Learning to shoot and edit myself.
What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Know what you want, and start thinking about it early.
A big thanks to Adam for taking part.
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