16 May 1975 
|Occupation||Journalist, Presenter, Newsreader|
|Notable credit(s)||Sky News Sunrise
Hawkins attended the Bishop Luffa School in Chichester, and the University of Manchester from where she graduated with a BA in English Literature. She later undertook a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the London College of Printing.
Hawkins started 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 and provided live reports from the scene. In January 2000, She moved to ITV Meridian in the southeast and co-presented the hour-long current affairs series The Big Story.
Hawkins worked for ITV Meridian from October 2003, as the co-anchor of its main news programme Meridian Tonight, in the South East of England. She also presented on the ITV News Channel. At Meridian she presented several pan-regional documentaries, including a half-hour special, Britain on the Move. In 2007, Charlotte co-presented The London Boat Show for ITV1.
Charlotte presented several stints on Five News, in the absence of stand-in Matt Barbet who was providing maternity leave cover for main presenter Natasha Kaplinsky, for a period in 2010. She is also an occasional guest news reviewer on ITV programme This Morning.
Hawkins married her partner of five years, Mark Herbert, over the 2008 August Bank Holiday weekend. The ceremony took place at Chichester Cathedral where Hawkins' uncle is a clergyman. Charlotte spends a lot of her time outdoors and enjoys horse riding, cycling and sailing. She is also passionate about animals and owns a rescue dog named Bailey.
- "Charlotte Hawkins on Sky News Sunrise 18th May 2010". Sky News. YouTube. 18 May 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
- "Ex-pupil's advice: Reach for sky". Chichester Observer. 31 May 2007. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- "Charlotte Hawkins". Sky Press Office. BSkyB. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- Tryhorn, Chris (9 January 2007). "Meridian anchor joins Eamonn Holmes at Sky News". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 July 2009.
- Charlotte Hawkins presenting Five News - 21st May 2010 YouTube
- Quick turnaround today - I'm back on Five News later. Matt Barbett live in Cumbria & I'll be in the studio for the rest of the day's news Charlotte Hawkins (SkyCharlotte) Twitter, 3 June 2010
- An extra dose of @eamonnholmes this week as I'm joining him on This Morning tomorrow to do news review! At least I get a bit of a lie-in... Charlotte Hawkins (SkyCharlotte) Twitter, 4 June 2010
- "Charlotte Hawkins Weds". TV Newsroom. 26 August 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2009.
- Eamonn Reflects On Charlotte's Wedding Sky News Blogs, 28 August 2008