Louise Minchin
British journalist and news presenter
Louise Minchin
Louise Minchin is an English journalist and presenter. She is currently working freelance within the BBC.
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Louise Minchin's personal information overview.
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4-Year-Old's Live TV Outburst Makes Interview Far More Entertaining
Huffington Post - over 1 year
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CIH honours Housing Heroes - winners in full
24 dash - almost 5 years
The unsung heroes of the social housing world were honoured at a ceremony in London today. The Housing Heroes Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), recognises and rewards 16 inspirational individuals and teams for their contribution to making housing a vibrant and caring sector. The event, now in its fourth year, was hosted by the BBC news presenter Louise Minchin, at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London on Friday 11 May. CIH president, Robin Lawler, said: “These awar...
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BBC Breakfast will broadcast from MediaCityUK from 10th April
TV News Room - almost 5 years
BBC Breakfast will broadcast from its new home in MediaCityUK, Salford, for the first time on Tuesday 10 April 2012. The morning news programme will continue to be presented by a team well known to the Breakfast audience, with Bill Turnbull, Susanna Reid, Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt forming the main presenting line-up. Business presenter Stephanie McGovern and sports presenters Sally Nugent and Mike Bushell will continue in their current roles in Salford, while Carol Kirkwood will continue to present Breakfast’s weather reports from London and locations across the UK. Lead male presenter, Bill Turnbull, said: “I’m excited to be moving to a new studio, with the very best in technology in an innovative, light-filled new building. I’ve visited MediaCity several times already and its open-plan design and space make it much easier for people to mingle and exchange ideas. I’m looking forward to being a part of that.” Susanna Reid, the new main female presenter added: “BBC Breakfas ...
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Portsmouth Food Bank scoops a big win on the lottery - Portsmouth News
Google News - over 5 years
The moment BBC news presenter Louise Minchin surprised the staff and volunteers with the cheque was screened on BBC1's National Lottery: In It To Win It programme on Saturday night. Martin Mant, Food Bank project manager, said: 'The visit by the film
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Jesse Metcalfe on Dallas remake and Chase - BBC News
Google News - over 5 years
In the meantime viewers in the UK can see Jesse Metcalfe in a new TV crime drama, Chase. Jesse Metcalfe told Bill Turnbull and Louise Minchin he trained with the FBI and US Marshals to prepare for the role
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Lord Coe on London 2012: 'We do big events very well' - BBC Sport
Google News - over 5 years
Chairman of the organising committee, Lord Coe told the BBC's Louise Minchin that their plans were on schedule. He added that 23 million ticket applications had been made from two million people, a ''world record-breaking demand''
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Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft charity appears on BBC's Real Rescues - Burnham-On-Sea
Google News - almost 6 years
... typical rescues," Dave told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "It was great that BARB was invited to take part in the programme." Real Rescues sees BBC presenters Nick Knowles and Louise Minchin following the day-to-day work of the emergency services across the UK
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Louise Minchin approached by the EPL WAGS for fashion advice. Victoria Beckham ... - The Spoof (satire)
Google News - almost 6 years
Louise Minchin (or Louise Mingeking as she is known by many) has been approached by many of the wives of the rich and famous, for fashion advice. Many say they have often been approached - prior to interviews - regarding their mode of dress,
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Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding Hairdo To Be Done By Mr. Prissy of Pimlico - The Spoof (satire)
Google News - almost 6 years
Mr. Prissy of Pimlico, is the noted hair stylist to some of London's most noted celebrities including Dannii Minogue, Louise Minchin, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Mick Jagger, Pixie Lott, and Louis Walsh. He has been commissioned by Queen Elizabeth to
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Louise Minchin
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Age 47
    In 2016, Minchin competed in Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One finishing second.
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  • 2015
    Age 46
    She qualified for the team at the Dambuster Triathlon at Rutland Water on 15 June 2015.
    More Details Hide Details She went on to finish 71st out of 78 finishers at the Worlds. Minchin is a supporter of SOS Children's Villages, an international orphan charity providing homes and mothers for orphaned and abandoned children. She currently supports the charity's annual World Orphan Week campaign which takes place each February. Minchin helped support Sense-National Deafblind and Rubella Association when she interviewed celebrity photographer Dave Hogan for Deafblind Awareness Week 2009. She is also hosting the Sense Annual Awards later on this year. Minchin has also taken part in "Around the World in 80 days" for Children in Need. Minchin is a great supporter of the charity Missing People, which provides support for missing children, vulnerable adults and families left in limbo.
    She competed in the standard distance event (1500m swim, a 40 km bike ride and a 10 km run) at the World Triathlon Championships in Chicago on 19 September 2015.
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    She is an amateur triathlete, and qualified as a member of the 2015 Great Britain Age-Group Triathlon Team (45-49 age group).
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  • 2014
    Age 45
    In March 2014 she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the University of Chester. Louise married David Minchin on 6 June 1998.
    More Details Hide Details The couple have two daughters, Scarlett and Mia, and live near Chester.
  • 2012
    Age 43
    Minchin and Gethin Jones presented the documentary series Crime and Punishment, which began on BBC One on 12 March 2012.
    More Details Hide Details For a time from November 2012, Minchin was a co-presenter of Radio 5 Live's Drive programme with Peter Allen. She often stands in as the main presenter of BBC Radio 4's daily consumer programme You and Yours. Minchin played herself reading the news in two BBC series: spy drama Spooks and the Torchwood mini-series Children of Earth.
  • 2010
    Age 41
    She covered again when the show returned in July 2010 for two weeks alongside Matt Baker and one episode with Matt Allwright.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 39
    Minchin and Colin Jackson presented the Sunday morning show Sunday Life on BBC One in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details From 2 November 2009, Minchin presented four weeks of live broadcasts of Real Rescues along with Nick Knowles. Minchin also presented In the Know, a BBC sports magazine programme on Saturday mornings on BBC One during the 2004 Athens Olympics alongside co-presenter John Inverdale. In April 2010 Minchin co-presented The One Show for a week alongside Chris Hollins while regular hosts Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley were unavailable.
  • 2006
    Age 37
    In 2006 and 2007, Minchin was a relief presenter on BBC Breakfast while Kate Silverton covered for main anchor Sian Williams.
    More Details Hide Details After Williams returned, she continued to co-host the programme, and from July 2010 until April 2012 was the regular weekend presenter of the show. In December 2011 the BBC announced that Minchin would replace Williams as a main presenter of BBC Breakfast along with Bill Turnbull and Charlie Stayt when the programme moved to Salford - the first edition was presented on Tuesday 10 April 2012. From 21 April 2008 Minchin presented a weekday programme called Missing Live along with Rav Wilding. The programme was shown at 9:15am after BBC Breakfast on BBC One and ran for 4 weeks. The show returned for a second four-week run from 16 March 2009, and again in March 2010, highlighting both new cases and those previously featured with updates.
  • 2003
    Age 34
    Between September 2003 and April 2012, she was a regular BBC News channel presenter, initially working alongside Jon Sopel from 7pm to 10pm.
    More Details Hide Details Minchin then presented the 2pm to 5pm slot, also with Sopel, sharing this shift with Emily Maitlis. She was also one of the main relief presenters for the BBC News at One until April 2012.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1998
    Age 29
    She started work for Radio 5 Live in 1998, and married David Minchin the same year.
    More Details Hide Details She presented many of the station's main programmes, including Drive and Breakfast.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1968
    Born
    Born on September 8, 1968.
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