Sian Williams

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Sian's warmth and presentation skills have made her one of the best known and most versatile broadcasters in British television and radio.

Sian is the lead presenter for Channel 5 News presenting the flagship 5 News at 5 programme.

She's an award-winning journalist over 30 years standing and recently presented the ITV Health Series, Save Money: Good Health. Sian has also presented the BBC One weekly programme, Sunday Morning Live and BBC One coverage of major anniversaries: D-Day, VE-Day and the outbreak of World War One.

Sian spent over a decade anchoring BBC Breakfast. During that time, audiences more than doubled. As the Radio 4 co-presenter of Saturday Live, she helped attract more than a quarter of a million new listeners.

Sian anchored BBC One's News bulletins for over a decade, also presenting live from major news events, from the Pakistan earthquake, to the Royal Wedding, to the Olympics. She anchored R4's coverage of Baroness Thatcher's funeral and was the co-host of a unique programme, in which The Queen joined her in the studio, to broadcast live.

Sian's presented many documentaries as well as fronting programmes such as Crimewatch and National Treasures Live. 

She is known for her interviewing ability and was listed in the Radio Times Top 10 broadcast interviews of all time. And she was awarded the Television and Radio Industries Club Best Newsreader/Reporter twice in successive years.

Outside broadcasting Sian is a trained Trauma Assessor, helping journalists who have returned from traumatic news events and is finishing an MSc in Psychology, focusing on Post Traumatic Stress. Sian is also Chair of the Young Women's Trust Inquiry into why many young women lack opportunities and development.

Sian's first book Rise: Surviving and Thriving after Trauma was published in June 2016.

Sian's website is www.sianwilliamsmedia.co.uk

She tweets as @sianwilliams100

Contact agent: info@knightayton.co.uk

Sian's warmth and presentation skills have made her one of the best known and most versatile broadcasters in British television and radio. 

She's an award-winning journalist of 27 years standing, who spent over a decade anchoring BBC Breakfast. During that time, audiences more than doubled. As the Radio 4 co-presenter of Saturday Live, she helped attract more than a quarter of a million new listeners.

Sian spent over a decade anchoring BBC Breakfast. During that time, audiences more than doubled. As the Radio 4 co-presenter of Saturday Live, she helped attract more than a quarter of a million new listeners.

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Recent testimonials include:

Keynote at dealing with Stress and Trauma at Work

Her positivity was so motivational and her ability to draw on own experience and training was really good.

Talk at Oxford Lit Festival

Thank you. Your talk was truly inspiring.

Host, NHS Staff Awards for UCLH

Sian was thoughtful, engaging and the perfect host for our evening – we have had many people say she was the best so far, so the bar has been set high for next year!I do not think it could have gone any better.

Host, John Lewis Leadership Conference

She was very personable with the audience and guided the debates on stage really well.

Host, Civil Service Diversity and Equality Awards

Thank you for your brilliance on Friday. Your professionalism and talent lifted the ceremony and really helped make a wonderful event for the attendees and for government.

Host, The Cardiff Life Awards

Sian was a joy to work with - calm, warm, in control, coped unflappably with tech hiccups, likewise with me missing the occasional cue! She engaged the audience, was superbly professional and a very decent person. She also took time for pics & chats with various people there, which was much appreciated.

Host, Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards

Sian Williams did an amazing job hosting the RTS Television Journalism Awards with extreme warmth and professionalism. She kept the audience with her until the end.

Bright Sparks Quiz

We’ve received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from your presence and the connections that we’ve made was really cemented by your energy for the charity fundraiser. Truly inspirational.

Host, Women in Public Life Awards / Civil Service Awards

Sian Williams exemplifies what it is to be a professional presenter. With her superb delivery, wit, intellect and energy she lifts the ceremony and makes it a night to remember for everyone. Sian is a truly impressive host and I would not hesitate to recommend her for any presenting or chairing role and look forward to working with her again in the future.

Contact agent: info@knightayton.co.uk 


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