Andrea Byrne is one of the faces of ITV News.
She anchors the BAFTA Award-Winning daily news programme Wales at Six and ITV national bulletins. This has included ITV Weekend News, Lunchtime News, Evening News and News at Ten.
Andrea presents Crime Files on ITV Wales, and Wales’ flagship current affairs programme Wales This Week, where her journalism has focused on social issues such as homelessness, poverty and mental health.
Andrea Byrne has worked extensively with the armed forces. She was nominated for an RTS Award for a series behind-the-scenes with Chinook helicopter crews deploying to Afghanistan. Prince Harry is among the many high-profile names she has interviewed.
Byrne is an Ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, a Patron for Kidney Wales and a supporter of dyslexia charity Tomorrow’s Generation.
Andrea Byrne is an experienced host, speaker and moderator at a range of conferences, award ceremonies and dinners.
Andrea has hosted a varied selection of events including:
- The Institute of Director Awards
- The Royal College of Nursing ‘Nurse of the Year’ Awards
- The Royal College of Nursing annual conference
- Federation of Small Businesses Awards
- Wales’ Political Awards, Business in the Community Awards, Tennis Wales Awards, National Assembly
- An Audience with Former Australian PM Julia Gillard
- Trust-PA Annual Dinner