Sue Saville: Questions and Answers

Name?
Sue Saville

Where are you from?
Born in Dorking, Surrey

How did you get started in Broadcasting?
Involved with hospital radio at Oxford University, then Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism Studies at Cardiff University, and joined the BBC as a News Trainee

Why News Broadcasting?
It’s the front-line of journalism

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
As Chief Correspondent at GMTV from its launch; before that as a reporter for BBC Breakfast News, before that as a reporter at BBC South

What is your Best on-air moment?
Oh so many! Luring President Nelson Mandela into a live interview during a walk-about springs to mind

What is your Worst on-air moment?
If there were any, I’ve forgotten them!

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Get work experience, find out about what the jobs entail, knock on doors

A big thanks to Sue for taking part.

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Last updated: Thursday 21 May 2009

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