Louisa Jane Preston (born 28 November 1978) is a British journalist. She currently works on BBC London news, the Greater London regional new programme, as a newsreader / occasional reporter, mostly working the early morning bulletins on BBC Breakfast.
Early life [ edit ]
Preston was born and brought up in
Codsall, Wolverhampton. She studied at  Nottingham Trent University, graduating in Journalism and Politics. 
96.4FM BRMB in Birmingham in July 1999, staying until September 1999. From 1999-2000 she worked at 107.7 The Wolf.
Television [ edit ]
She began in television with ITN as a reporter in 2000, then moving to
Five news as their presenter and a reporter from later in 2000 until 2005. She left to join the new ITV News Channel. That later collapsed and she got her current BBC post.
Preston joined the BBC as a stand in newsreader for
Moira Stuart on BBC Breakfast in September 2005, but left the programme when news reading duties were left to the main presenters.
BBC London is the BBC programme for London as well as radio station (BBC London 94.9FM or on DAB Digital radio) and consists of newsreaders
Riz Lateef, Asad Ahmad, Matt Barbet, Mike Ramsden, Alice Bhandhukravi and Victoria Hollins.
Personal life [ edit ]
She is a fully trained lifeguard and swimming instructor.
Preston returned to BBC London after maternity leave on 26 February 2012.
References [ edit ]
^ Varma, Anuji (8 January 2006). "Battle of the BBC beauties; Midland rivals line up to become the new Natasha". Birmingham, England: Sunday Mercury. Archived from the original on 8 January 2006 . Retrieved . 29 April 2013
^ DeBurgh, Hugo (2013). . Investigative Journalism Routledge. p. 31. ISBN 978-0415190534 . Retrieved . 18 September 2016
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