Louise Minchin is one of the BBC’s top journalists and presenters. As a news anchor, Louise Minchin regularly presents Breakfast on BBC One, and the One O’clock News, and has a regular slot on the BBC News Channel.
Louise also presents Sunday Life on BBC with Colin Jackson which is broadcast at 10am on Sunday mornings from Yorkshire.
Louise Minchin has also presented Missing Live with Rav Wilding and In The Know with John Inverdale, both on BBC One.
During her career as a news presenter, Louise Minchin has covered many of the major news stories from the last decade including the 7/7 bombings and she presented BBC One’s Ten O’clock News on the day Saddam Hussein was executed.
Born in Hong Kong, Louise trained as a journalist at the London College of Printing. She has a degree in Spanish from the University of St Andrews and spent a year living and working in Latin-America as part of her degree.
Louise first started at the BBC as a production assistant at The World Service, and the Today programme.
Louise went on to spend five years presenting on Five Live on shows such as Sport on Five, Drive and Breakfast. Louise then moved to the BBC News Channel.
In 2007, she made a documentary “Darcey’s Swansong” about the retirement of Britain’s most famous ballerina, broadcast on BBC World and BBC News.
Louise has played herself as a news presenter in both Spooks, and Silent Witness. Louise is married with two children.
Louise Minchin is a highly skilled conference facilitator/chair and has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both at home and abroad.