Vivien Creegor

Vivien Creegor began her very successful career at the BBC. Starting as a secretary, she rose through the ranks to become a Production Assistant at BBC Radio Drama, and an abridger for Radio 4’s legendary ‘A Book at Bedtime’ before joining the presentation and newsreading team, firstly in radio and then in television, both on BBC1 and BBC2. Apart from news and current affairs, she also fronted, together with Mike Smith, a travel and transport leisure series called ‘Transit’ which went out ‘live’ on BBC 2. This was followed by a 20 part series called ‘The Small Business Programme’ for BBC Midlands. She was then head hunted to join the multi award winning Sky News where she spent the next 15 years as one of their anchor newsreaders, conducting daily interviews with world leaders, specialist commentators and showbiz personalities. At Sky, she and one of her co-presenters,Laurie Mayer, fronted Sky’s high profile extensive coverage of the infamous O.J.Simpson murder trial. She also presented Sky One’s book programme. On subjects as diverse as mine clearance and female slave trafficking, Vivien filmed 2 documentaries for Sky News in Cambodia and China. [+]