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Sophie Raworth
Sophie Raworth
BBC's Six O'Clock News presenter

Sophie Raworth has presented the BBC's Six O'Clock News with George Alagiah since January 2003.

Prior to this, Sophie presented BBC Breakfast alongside Jeremy Bowen from its launch in October 2000.

Sophie joined the BBC regional trainee scheme in 1992 and went on to become a reporter for Greater Manchester Radio.

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

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

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

She also anchored the programme from Los Angeles on Oscars night, from Israel and from Washington during Clinton's impeachment trial.

Sophie has presented a number of BBC specials, including playing a major role in the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations presenting alongside David Dimbleby.

More recently she joined David Dimbleby again for a one hour live debate on the future of the monarchy, Our Monarchy - the Next 50 Years.

She has also reported for BBC One's current affairs programme 4x4.

Sophie studied French and German at Manchester University and 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 May 1968 and lives in London.


 

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