Sally Taylor (TV presenter)

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Sally Taylor
Born (1957-02-24) 24 February 1957 (age 57)
Reading, Berkshire, England
Ethnicity English
Occupation Journalist, Presenter
Notable credit(s) BBC South Today
Religion Christianity

Sally Taylor MBE (born 24 February 1957 Reading) is an English journalist and presenter, best known for presenting BBC South Today.[1][2][3]

She attended The Abbey School, Reading, an independent school.[4]

Before beginning her career as a presenter and journalist, Sally was an English Teacher at Winstanley Community College, Leicester.

She has presented South Today, the flagship news programme of BBC South, since 1987.[2]

Taylor also writes a weekly column in the Southern Daily Echo. Taylor had a Saturday morning show on Radio Solent for many years until February 2011.[1]

In 2003, Sally successfully filled in when weather presenter Dorcas Henry collapsed live on air.

Taylor hosted The Spending Review, The South Today Debate on BBC One with Naga Munchetty on 9 September 2010.

She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2005 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Regional Broadcasting.[1]

Sally appeared in The Vagina Monologues during its UK run at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre in 2010, for which she received considerable critical acclaim.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Hampshire Life". Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "BBC". Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "IMDB". Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  4. ^ The Abbey School. "Abbey Old Girls". Retrieved 2006-09-05. 
  5. ^ "BBC South Today presenter Sally Taylor takes to the stage". Chichester Observer. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 

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