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  All about Rachel
Updated 20 December 2002, 20.30
New Newsround Lite reporter Rachel Gibson
Rachel Gibson joined Newsround on CBBC on December 20. She'll mostly be presenting the bulletins on the CBBC channel.

Here she tells us all about herself!

Birthday
29 May

Where were you born?
County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland

Brothers/sisters
One brother Eddie, and one sister Suzanne

Hobbies Hanging out with my mates

Favourite colour
Blue

Favourite item of clothing
My big furry sheep coat that I found in the attic

How would you spend your perfect Sunday afternoon?
Watching the EastEnders omnibus after a huge roast dinner, with bacon and potato bread sandwiches for tea

Favourite animal
My cat Jasmine even tho she makes me sneeze

What are you scared of?
The dark

Who/what makes you laugh?
My boyf Alex cos he's a comedian

What other jobs have you had?
I've been a radio breakfast reporter in Essex, a go-kart ride operator in America and an English teacher in Vietnam

Favourite actor/actress?
Reese Witherspoon - Legally Blonde is pure genius

Favourite food
Hot hot chips from a fish and chippy, especially if I'm at the seaside

Most embarrassing moment
I fell asleep under a bush one summer and had leaf-patterned sunburn all over my face!

Favourite holiday destination
Ireland!

What's your biggest ambition?
To do a skydive


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