4 January 1983 |
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Gemma joined the CBBC continuity team in 2002, since then she has presented on the CBBC Channel and also on BBC One and BBC Two. In 2004 she was noticed by CBBC series Xchange and later became a presenter until its close in 2006. Gemma continued to present CBBC until its revamp in 2007. As well as her presenting duties she has made guest appearances on Blue Peter and Smile. Most recently she guest presented a new episode of Best of Friends alongside Ortis Deley. She has filmed a new series with Barney Harwood for CBBC called Barney's Barrier Reef, which began airing on Monday 12 January 2009 at 7:30 on BBC Two. The show will return for a second series now entitled Barney's Latin America. She also made a guest appearance live on the CBBC Channel in the CBBC "Office" on 5 August 2010.
Hunt attended Staverton Primary School in Staverton, Wiltshire which was then followed by her secondary school education at the John of Gaunt School, Trowbridge, Wiltshire. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Media Performance from the University of Bedfordshire in 2003.
|Blue Peter||Herself||Guest on Farewell Simon! and also on Blue Peter Champions |
|2006||Xchange||Herself||One of the Presenters|
|2007||CBBC||Herself||Chief Continuity Presenter until 2 September|
|Smile||Herself||Guest Presenter on final episode|
|ChuckleVision||Herself||Appeared as a presenter in the episode Muscling in|
|2008||Best of Friends||Herself||Guest Presenter alongside Ortis Deley|
|2009||Barney's Barrier Reef||Herself||Alongside Barney Harwood|
|BAMZOOKi||Herself||Alongside Barney Harwood|
|Newsround Specials||Herself||Special guest|
|2010||BAMZOOKi||Herself||Alongside Barney Harwood|
|Barney's Latin America||Herself||Alongside Barney Harwood|
|Hotel Trubble||TV Presenter||Guest appearance in "Catz N Doggz"|
|2011||All Over The Place||Herself||Regular Presenter|
Other appearances 
In 2007, Gemma appeared in an episode of Chucklevision entitled Muscling In - She was the compere of a strong man contest, which pitted Barry Chuckle against the cheating man mountain Magnus Sorenson.
She has also appeared in pantomimes in, 2007/2008 she played the lead role in Cinderella at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield. In 2008/2009, Hunt played Tinkerbell, alongside fellow CBBC presenter Barney Harwood in Peter Pan at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth. And in 2012/2013 she performed at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley in Peter Pan alongside Jennifer Ellison
On 1 and 2 August 2009, she and Barney Harwood presented a BBC Proms concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London entitled "EVOLUTION! A Darwin-inspired extravaganze for kids" (Prom21 and Prom23), during which they interviewed special guest Sir David Attenborough.
In 2010 she guest starred in the CBBC sitcom Hotel Trubble as a TV Presenter in the episode "Catz N Doggz".
- BBC Proms listings