1. Rachel Riley (Votes: 122)

      In January 2009, Rachel Riley replaced Carol Vorderman as the co-host of Countdown doing the letters and numbers selection and mathematics solutions. She hosts the show alongside Nick...click for more

    Rachel Riley
  2. Lucy Worsley (Votes: 79)

      In 2011 Lucy Worsley presented the four-part television series If Walls Could Talk exploring the history of British homes, from peasants' cottages to palaces; and the three-part serie...click for more

    Lucy Worsley
  3. Sally Nugent (Votes: 67)

      Born on the Wirral Peninsula Sally Nugent was educated at Upton Hall School FCJ. She then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication arts and French from the University of Hud...click for more

    Sally Nugent
  4. Suzannah Lipscomb (Votes: 62)

      Suzannah Lipscomb contributed to five episodes of The Secret Life Of: for the Yesterday Channel. The series was designed to give "tabloid treatment of historical icons" and includes a...click for more

    Suzannah Lipscomb
  5. Angela Scanlon (Votes: 59)

      Angela Scanlon was born in Ratoath, County Meath, Ireland. Her father worked in construction and her mother worked in administration. She has three sisters and attended school in Duns...click for more

  6. Anita Rani (Votes: 54)

      After leaving university, Anita Rani worked as a researcher for the BBC and other organisations. In 2002, Anita Rani presented The Edit, a live news and entertainment programme on ...click for more

    Anita Rani
  7. Lara Lewington (Votes: 53)

      Lara Lewington began her career in television working as a presenter whilst taking her degree. She first gained television recognition when working at UK auction shopping channel bid-...click for more

  8. Sophie Raworth (Votes: 50)

      Sophie Raworth joined the BBC in 1992 as a news reporter, first for Greater Manchester Radio and then as BBC Regions correspondent in Brussels in April 1994. In May 1995, she became t...click for more

    Sophie Raworth
  9. Fiona Bruce (Votes: 48)

      In September 1998, Fiona Bruce became the presenter for BBC Two's Antiques Show, which was in its fourth series. She presented it for a further two series, showing her interest in pre...click for more

    Fiona Bruce
  10. Naga Munchetty (Votes: 43)

      Born in Streatham, London to Indian parents, Naga Munchetty was a pupil of Graveney School. She studied English literature and language at Leeds University. Naga Munchetty's televisi...click for more

    Naga Munchetty
  11. Sarah Keith-Lucas (Votes: 35)

      Sarah Keith-Lucas was born in Hastings, East Sussex in 1982. Sarah Keith Lucas is the daughter of Christopher Leslie Keith-Lucas (born 1949) and Claire Forrester. Her middle name come...click for more

    Sarah Keith Lucas
  12. Helen Skelton (Votes: 32)

      After briefly working in public relations, Helen Skelton decided to concentrate on journalism. She worked in the newsroom at CFM Radio, and was involved with various programmes at Bor...click for more

    Helen Skelton
  13. Jo Whiley (Votes: 32)

      Radio From February 1997, Jo Whiley had a weekday lunchtime show, called The Jo Whiley Show and later The Lunchtime Social. This included elements of the evening show, such as tour dat...click for more

    Jo Whiley
  14. Katie Derham (Votes: 29)

      Katie Derham began her broadcasting career at the BBC, starting as a researcher on Radio 4's Money Box. In 1995 she won the Bradford & Bingley "Best Personal Finance Broadcaster A...click for more

    Katie Derham
  15. Amanda Houston (Votes: 24)

      Amanda Houston has been a Weather Presenter at ITV Anglia since 2008. She's originally from Cumbria, but moved to Newcastle in her teens, where she began her career in the media as an...click for more

    Amanda Houston
  16. Victoria Derbyshire (Votes: 21)

      Victoria Derbyshire was born in Ramsbottom, Lancashire, and attended Bury Grammar School before studying English language and literature at the University of Liverpool. Afterwards, sh...click for more

    Victoria Derbyshire
  17. Vicky Gomersall (Votes: 20)

      Vicky Gomersall was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire on 31 December, 1971. She attended Cheltenham Bournside School, and Kingston University London where she gained her degree in E...click for more

    Vicky Gomersall
  18. Samira Ahmed (Votes: 20)

      Samira Ahmed became a BBC news trainee in 1990. She was a BBC journalist until December 1997, working as a news correspondent, a reporter on Newsnight and the Today programme, and a p...click for more

    Samira Ahmed
  19. Kylie Pentelow (Votes: 19)

      Kylie Pentelow was educated at the Sir Christopher Hatton School in Wellingborough, after graduating from the University of Sheffield with an MA in journalism, her first post was as a...click for more

    Kylie Pentelow
  20. Susanna Reid (Votes: 16)

      Susanna Reid began her career at BBC Radio Bristol and then became a reporter for Radio 5 Live, as well as a producer. Susanna Reid then joined BBC News 24, where she spent two years ...click for more

    Susanna Reid
  21. Luxmy Gopal (Votes: 15)

      Luxmy Gopal is an English journalist and famous TV personality. She has been a reporter and news presenter of the program ‘The North Leeds’ for BBC. She likes to travel and is pas...click for more

    Luxmy Gopal
  22. Sara Cox (Votes: 13)

      Radio On 17 February 2008, Sara Cox presented her last show for six months before leaving for maternity leave to have her second child. Annie Mac presented the show during her absence....click for more

    Sara Cox
  23. Abbie Dewhurst (Votes: 13)

      Abbie Dewhurst is a Presenter, Petrol Head, Weather Freak (all official titles of course), Drummer, and proof that the BEST things come in small, Northern packages. Not so stereoty...click for more

    Abbie Dewhurst
  24. Lauren Laverne (Votes: 12)

      Television Lauren Laverne's first television presenting job was Play UK's series The Alphabet Show, with Chris Addison, made while Kenickie were still together. She has since presented...click for more

    Lauren Laverne
  25. Mishal Husain (Votes: 12)

      Mishal Husain first job was at Bloomberg Television in London from 1996, where she was a producer and sometime presenter. Two years later she joined the BBC in 1998 as a junior produc...click for more

    Mishal Husain
  26. Lucy Verasamy (Votes: 12)

      After graduation Lucy Verasamy worked at the Press Association's weather centre for four years as a forecaster, writing forecasts for newspapers and scripts for radio. Having previously...click for more

    Lucy Verasamy
  27. Keeley Donovan (Votes: 12)

      Keeley Donovan started her broadcasting career at the age of 14, presenting for Channel 7 Television, a local cable TV station based in Immingham. Keeley Donovan went freelance while ...click for more

    Keeley Donovan
  28. Emily Maitlis (Votes: 11)

      Emily Maitlis is now one of the main presenters of Newsnight on BBC Two, with Evan Davis, Kirsty Wark and Laura Kuenssberg. She also presents relief shifts on the BBC News channel, in...click for more

    Emily Maitlis
  29. Edith Bowman (Votes: 11)

      Television Edith Bowman's first on-screen job on TV was as a news reader on MTV UK. She went on to host many shows for the station, including co-presenting chart show Hitlist UK with C...click for more

    Edith-Bowman
  30. Louise Lear (Votes: 10)

      Louise Lear was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She graduated from Middlesex University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Drama, where she studied the cl...click for more

    Louise Lear
  31. Helen Willetts (Votes: 10)

      Helen Willetts is a meteorologist on the BBC. She appears regularly on BBC News, BBC World News, BBC Red Button, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 2. Helen Willetts is an oc...click for more

    Helen Willetts
  32. Katya Adler (Votes: 9)

      After graduating, Katya Adler initially briefly worked for The Times before moving to Vienna in August 1995 to work for Mondial Congress, an organiser of International Congresses. She...click for more

    Katya Adler
  33. Juliet Sear (Votes: 9)

      Juliet Sear is a baking expert, cook, food stylist, TV presenter and international best-selling author, who prides herself on writing easy to follow recipes and bakes for home cooks w...click for more

  34. Ali Fortescue (Votes: 8)

      Ali Fortescue covers a range of national and international news stories for the news channel. She has broken exclusives, and was the first correspondent to witness a migrant boat cros...click for more

    Ali Fortescue
  35. Barbara Serra (Votes: 6)

      Barbara Serra's journalistic career started at the BBC, as a researcher. She spent three years working as a producer/presenter for BBC London News and produced on Radio 4's Today prog...click for more

    Barbara Serra
  36. Storm Huntley (Votes: 6)

      Storm Huntley's first name was chosen from a combination of her mother reading a novel where the lead had this name (A Sparrow Falls by Wilbur Smith) and an electrical storm outside o...click for more

    Storm Huntley
  37. Suzi Perry (Votes: 5)

      Suzi Perry is mainly known as a motor sports correspondent, reporting on motorbike racing for BBC News as well as presenting other sports-related programmes, including Wimbledon, the ...click for more

    Suzi Perry
  38. Charlotte Hawkins (Votes: 5)

      Charlotte Hawkins began her broadcasting career with ITN in 1999 as a news reader and reporter for LBC Radio. She was one of the first journalists at the fatal Paddington rail crash a...click for more

    Charlotte Hawkins
  39. Laura Hamilton (Votes: 5)

      Laura Hamilton's first break in front of the camera came as 'Melody' in the popular pre-school show Fun Song Factory for CITV, which she played for two and a half years until the show...click for more

    Laura Hamilton
  40. Amanda Piper (Votes: 5)

      Amanda Piper was raised in Margate and progressed through the local education system, before heading off to University with an interest in drama and a desire to be an actress. Whilst ...click for more

  41. Alice Levine (Votes: 4)

      On 7 January 2013, Alice Levine joined BBC Radio 1 to present a show with Phil Taggart. The show aired from 10pm until midnight on Mondays to Thursdays. She also presents the weekend ...click for more

    Alice Levine
  42. Alex Hammond (Votes: 4)

      Alex Hammond joined Sky Sports News as a racing expert in June 2003 and has since become a regular presenter on Good Morning Sports Fans. Alex is a born and bred horse racing fan who ...click for more

    Alex Hammond
  43. Ellie Crisell (Votes: 4)

      Ellie Crisellworked for The Mail on Sunday for a year, and then for a year in radio, before joining the ITV regional station, Tyne Tees Television, as a reporter and newsreader for No...click for more

    Ellie Crisell
  44. Lee McKenzie (Votes: 4)

      Lee McKenzie has presented for ITV, and also launched the horse racing channel At the Races. McKenzie has also presented Lookaround for Border Television, and covered many high profil...click for more

    Lee McKenzie
  45. Rebecca Wood (Votes: 4)

      Rebecca Wood has always wanted to work in the media particularly as a weather presenter, and after completing an degree at Queen Mary's in London, came home to do a Masters degree in ...click for more

  46. Alex Jones (Votes: 4)

      After graduation, Alex Jones became a television researcher, but after being sacked twice, was asked by a producer at Avanti productions to audition in front of the camera. Alex Jones...click for more

    Alex Jones
  47. Ria Chatterjee (Votes: 4)

      Ria Chatterjee was born on 22 October 1982 in Wales, she is a famous journalist well-known for her work at ITV News London and ITV News. She formerly worked as a journalist for the BB...click for more

    Ria Chatterjee
  48. Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije (Votes: 4)

      Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije grew up in West Kensington and attended Queen Mary College, she worked at Time FM in Romford, then as an assistant to the news editor at ITN News and at the P...click for more

    Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije
  49. Holly Willoughby (Votes: 3)

      In November 2006, Holly Willoughby's hard work in children's television was recognised when she won the Children's BAFTA award for Best Presenter. January 2007 saw Holly Willoughby r...click for more

    Holly Willoughby
  50. Lauren Taylor (Votes: 3)

      ITV News Lauren Taylor joined ITV News in 1992 as a graduate trainee. She covered events such as the death of Princess Diana, the IRA bombing in Manchester, and ETA violence in Spain. ...click for more

    Lauren Taylor