Sian Lloyd (news presenter)
Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
|Occupation||Solicitor, newsreader, presenter|
|Notable credit(s)||BBC Wales
BBC Wales Today
Born in Bangor, Gwynedd, her father's family were from Criccieth, where she spent most summers. Lloyd grew up in Wrexham, and speaks Welsh, English and fluent French. 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.
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.
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.
Lloyd is currently working for BBC News as their Midlands correspondent. 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.
Married, Sian lives in Cardiff with her husband and son.