Sian Lloyd (news presenter)

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Sian Lloyd
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Born Sian Lloyd
Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Status Married
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Solicitor, newsreader, presenter
Notable credit(s) BBC Wales
BBC Wales Today
BBC News
Children one son

Sian Lloyd is a Welsh television news presenter, currently working for BBC News as their Midlands Correspondent.

Early life[edit]

Born in Bangor, Gwynedd,[1] her father's family were from Criccieth, where she spent most summers. Lloyd grew up in Wrexham, and speaks Welsh, English and fluent French.[2] She had a weekend job as a teenager at the National Trust's Erddig House. Lloyd gained an LLB in law at Chester school of Law then affiliated via the University of Leicester, graduating in 1993.

Career[edit]

Lloyd trained as a solicitor with Lovell White Durrant in London and Hong Kong.[2]

Lloyd began her career as a journalist in north Wales as a reporter for BBC Wales in 1996, and then having moved to Cardiff went on to present Good Evening Wales for radio, and then BBC Wales Today on television.[2]

Lloyd has taken part in many Welsh language TV programmes on S4C including: cookery challenge Dudley: Pryd o Sêr; comedy chat show Sioe Tudur Owen; magazine programme Heno; and Welsh learners programme Hwb. Lloyd was part of the BBC Wales team of presenters covering the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2011, and has been a judge for the Learner of the Year competition 2012.[2]

Lloyd is currently working for BBC News as their Midlands correspondent.[2] As part of her correspondent role, Lloyd gives regular contributions to BBC's Crimewatch as a reporter. Since the move of various BBC programmes to MediaCityUK in Salford Quays, Manchester in 2012, Lloyd has become a regular relief presenter for BBC Breakfast programme.

Personal life[edit]

Married, Sian lives in Cardiff with her husband and son.[3]

Lloyd supports the Prince's Trust and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, and is an ambassador for George Thomas Hospice Care.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Don’t mind your Ps and Qs: Sian Lloyd". walesonline.co.uk. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Sian Lloyd". Welsh Stars. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Gardening news with BBC Wales's Sian Lloyd". Lynne Allbutt. July 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-06.