Sarah Heaney

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Sarah Heaney (born 28 November 1970) is a Scottish television presenter.

Life and career[edit]

She began her TV career with Live TV as a news reporter, then went on to front S2 Live on the now defunct SMG digital channel S2. In early 2000 Heaney was offered a new presenting role on Scotland Today. after sevens years took voluntary redundancy as part of major shake up of Scotland Today in March 2006. During this time, Heaney also presented, STV Magazine show "Room at the Top"/"Summer at the Top", which broadcast live from the top of Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow. Heaney also fronted Scottish Passport and Moviejuice a film show. Heaney is a versatile presenter with many hours of live and recorded broadcasting. Heaney also had a beauty column in the Daily Mail and has written many articles for other publications.

In September 2006 she returned to host Big Hearts, Big Night. She returned again in March 2008 as a guest for the station's online video blog, The Real MacKay. Heaney lives in London with her husband, businessman Ed. Their first child, Edward William Adams, was born in the summer of 2006.[1] They had a second son, Will, in May 2008.

Heaney fronted a crime programme with news reader Mark Austin for ITV. Manhunt – Solving Britain's Crimes where Heaney and Austin appeal to the public for information on the UK's most wanted criminals.

In 2008, she joined Mark Durden-Smith on Wish You Were Here...? Now & Then, a 25-part series where the hosts revisit destinations, originally visited by Judith Chalmers (Mark's mother) and other WYWH? presenters in the original 1974 series, to see how much they have changed.

Since 2012, Heaney has had presenting work on ITV's overnight teleshopping strand The Store. In October 2013, Heaney helped launch The Store as a dedicated full-time shopping channel on Sky and Freesat.[2]


  1. ^ "Exclusive: Ed Over Heels". The Daily Record. 2006-06-21. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  2. ^ "ITV brand to launch 24-hour shopping channel". The Independent. 2013-09-17. Retrieved 2013-09-19.

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