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 having presented numerous consumer and current affairs programmes, most recently with the second series of ITV's 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 interviewers 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. She also has an MSc in Psychology, which focuses 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