Sophie Raworth is the main presenter of BBC ONE’s One O’clock News. She took over from Anna Ford in June 2006.
She had, since January 2003, presented BBC ONE’s Six O’clock News with George Alagiah. Before this, Sophie Raworth presented Breakfast alongside Jeremy Bowen.
Sophie studied French and German at Manchester University, on completion of her degree, she began a postgraduate course in broadcasting and journalism at City University, London.
Sophie joined the BBC’s regional trainee scheme in 1992. She went on to become a reporter for BBC GMR in Manchester.
In April 1994 Sophie moved to Brussels to become Europe producer for the regions and in May 1995 she moved to Leeds to BBC Look North. In 1997 she moved to London to take up her role on Breakfast News.
Sophie was the main face on BBC1’s Breakfast News from July 1997 until January 2003.
Sophie Raworth is a popular corporate presenter and conference host.