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Sophie Raworth
Sophie Raworth has presented Breakfast alongside Jeremy Bowen since its launch in October 2000. She also presents weekend news bulletins on BBC1.

After five years on the programme, she left in November 2002. And from the New Year, she'll be fronting the BBC's prestigious Six O'Clock News.

Sophie joined Breakfast News in 1997, co-presenting the programme four days a week.

In that time she interviewed all kinds of people from the Prime Minister to Ginger Spice.

She has also anchored the programme from Los Angeles on Oscars night, from Israel and from Washington during Clinton's impeachment trial
Sophie has presented Breakfast with Jeremy Bowen since its launch

Away from Breakfast, Sophie has presented a number of BBC specials.

She played a major role in the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations presenting alongside David Dimbleby.

She took part in the BBC's Your NHS day programme. More recently she joined David Dimbleby again for a one hour live debate on the future of the monarchy.

Sophie has also presented a six part science and technology series Dream Lives on BBC One and has done regular reports for Tomorrow's World, including a 30 minute special on altitude sickness from Bolivia.

Sophie at Mount Chacaltaya
Reporting from Bolivia
She also reports occasionally for the BBC¿s current affairs programme 4x4. Sophie Raworth joined the BBC's regional trainee scheme in 1992. She went on to become a reporter for Greater Manchester Radio

In April 1994, Sophie moved to Brussels to become Europe reporter for the regions.

Then in May 1995, she returned to Leeds to BBC Look North. It was here that she first presented the news as well as continuing to report and produce it.

Sophie Raworth presenting Dream Lives
In Dream Lives, Sophie helped improve the fortunes of Merton FC
In 1997 she moved to London to take up her role on Breakfast News.

Sophie studied French and German at Manchester University. As part of her course she spent a year teaching English to teenagers in Toulouse. On completion of her degree she began a postgraduate course in broadcasting and journalism at City University, London.

Sophie was born in 1968 and lives in London.

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