Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes

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Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes (Elizabeth Greenwood) is an English television presenter working for the BBC. As of 2012 she is a regular presenter of Sports News on the BBC News Channel and the BBC Weekend News.

Education[edit]

She studied film and photography at Salisbury College of Art, which became Wiltshire College.[1]

Presenting career[edit]

After working on BBC South Today she presented Newsround, the children's current affairs show on BBC1 between 2001 and 2005. She co-presented the show's 30th Anniversary edition with original presenter John Craven. She then went on to present Sportsround on BBC2 from 2005, with co-host Jake Humphrey.

Moving to sports presenting, she was part of the BBC's presenting line-up at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics and the 2006 Turin and 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.[2]

She then worked on The Football League Show, a highlights show covering all the lower English leagues on Saturday night.

Personal life[edit]

In 2005 she married Geraint Hughes, a former BBC News Sports Correspondent,[3] now a Sky Sports Correspondent.[4] They have two children.

She once played for the England mixed hockey team and still plays for her local club. She regularly jogs alongside her dog Zededee, a rescue lurcher, and has completed the London Marathon.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MPC Entertainment". Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  2. ^ 2010 Grand National in HD – a first for UK horse racing BBC Press Office, 29 March 2010
  3. ^ Rum tale at Hen Party Worthing Herald, 5 May 2005
  4. ^ Tackling the Recession Blogs & Opinion, Sky Sports, 27 March 2009

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