Lucy Meacock (born 21 November 1959) is an English journalist and presenter employed by ITV Granada. Lucy has been one of the main female news presenters of ITV regional news programme, Granada Reports since 1988 and celebrated 25 years presenting the programme in November 2013.
Early life and education
Meacock was born in South London before moving to Chester when she was 6. She was educated at the independent school, Ursuline Convent, in Chester. She then moved to Australia, where she attended the independent Morongo Girls College in Geelong, Victoria. After returning to the U.K., she attended the independent Upper Chine School in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight.
Meacock started her career at the Chester Chronicle. She went onto work with BBC Radio Newcastle, ITV News Tyne Tees on ITV Tyne Tees and London Plus on BBC South East - in the 1980s. She then worked for ITV News Anglia on ITV Anglia.
Meacock is the lead female presenter for Granada Reports on ITV Granada since 1998. On 31 March 2006 Meacock interviewed the United States Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice on Granada Reports. Meacock currently presents Granada Reports from Monday to Thursday and presents two lunchtime and two late bulletins per week
Additionally she also presents various business awards and attends media conferences.
In 2007 Meacock presented Patrick "clawhand" Harrison of Liverpool band, Cecil, with Merseyside's 'Care In The Community' award for his ongoing support of blind hairdressers.
- "Granada reports presenters Lucy Meacock and Tony Morris". Country Life. Retrieved 15 September 2011.
- "Manchester Celebrities: Television, Film, Media & Broadcasting". Manchester Film & Television Celebrities. Retrieved 2007-10-07.
- "TV Presenters: British and Irish TV talent, ITV1 - Granada presenters". The TV Room Plus. Retrieved 2007-10-07.
- "Interview With U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw by Granada TV's Lucy Meacock (Secretary Condoleezza Rice)". United States Department of State. 2006-03-31. Archived from the original on 2007-09-13. Retrieved 2007-10-07.
- Lucy Meacock at the Internet Movie Database
- Lucy Meacock on Twitter
- Granada Reports - Meet the Team at itv.com
|This article about a British journalist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|