Fiona Foster

Fiona Foster

Fiona was the presenter of BBC World’s Fast Track and is a regular contributor to ITV’s Tonight documentary programme.

She started in local radio in 1985 at BBC Radio Oxford before moving on to work at BBC Radio Nottingham, Capital Radio and to co-present the Breakfast Show for GLR in London.

In 1989 Fiona got her first job in television as the co-anchor for BBC1’s Breakfast News and Business Breakfast where she stayed for three years. During this time, Fiona also presented Business Matters on BBC2, The Blenheim Horse Trials for Channel 4 and did frequent stints anchoring CNBC’s London business programme.

In 1992, Fiona became the video reporter following the emergency services for BBC1’s 999 and reported regularly for BBC’s Holiday.

During the years of 1993-1996 Fiona co-anchored Carlton Television’s London Tonight as well as ITV’s prime-time show Missing. She presented Crime Monthly for LWT and reported live from Scotland Yard for ITN’s Police Action Live. She was also a guest presenter for ITV’s current affairs show 3D.

In 1996, Fiona moved to Atlanta for 3 years to work for CNN as the anchor on World News. Here she covered numerous breaking news stories and live events, ranging from the death of Princess Diana and NATO’s entry into Kosovo to President Clinton’s trip to China and the signing of the UN/Iraq peace deal.

Upon returning to the UK in 1999 it wasn’t long before Fiona landed a position with Granada television as a reporter on Tonight With Trevor McDonald, covering stories ranging from Sarah’s Law, accompanying the Payne family to the US to see how anti-paedophile laws work there, to the story of Jane Blackman as she travelled to Japan to bring home her murdered daughter Lucy, to the rise of Eminem with an exclusive interview with his mum.

Fiona is currently regularly seen as a reporter/presenter with BBC News 24 and on BBC World.

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