Fiona Bruce

BBC News Reader Who Has Presented Antiques Roadshow, Crimewatch & Question Time.

  • BBC Newsreader for over 30 years
  • First female presenter of BBC Ten O’Clock News
  • First female presenter of Question Time
  • Former presenter of Crimewatch for 7 years
  • Longstanding presenter of Antiques Roadshow

One of the most recognisable faces of the BBC, Fiona Bruce is best known for her long-standing affiliation with the global broadcaster. For over 30 years Fiona has been at the forefront of the action as a newsreader and has proven herself a knowledge presenter on a range of specialist programmes. Transferring her television skills to a virtual format, Fiona is a professional when it comes to online communicating, be it as a webinar host or event facilitator, Fiona delivers as an engaging addition.

As the first female news presenter for the BBC Ten O’Clock News, BBC General Election results show, and Question Time, Fiona has been influential in the increase of women in senior television roles, particularly within politics presenting. An undeniably informed and professional broadcaster, Fiona is renowned for her approach to challenging subjects and the delivery of breaking news. In addition to her news roles, Fiona has fronted the likes of Antiques Roadshow, Crimewatch and Fake or Fortune, proving an expert on each specialist area she undertakes.

Starting her career as a researcher for the investigative journalism programme, Panorama, Fiona worked her way up the ladder, quickly becoming an experienced producer, reporter, and presenter. Naturally excelling in current affairs, Fiona’s first major position at the BBC was as the secondary host of the BBC Six O’Clock News, a segment she eventually lead for a period of 11 years.

With such an established reputation in the media, Fiona is highly sought-after as a host and facilitator for online events, tasked with bringing the same structure and engagement she delivers on television to a virtual setting. Backed by her prominence amongst viewers, Fiona ensures every occasion she fronts is a success thanks to her popularity and elevated industry status.

Official Testimonials

Fiona Bruce is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:

“Our Diversity event at Nomura was… a real success. Thank you so much for taking the time to come to Nomura.  Your contribution was absolutely tremendous and your being there, sent a strong message to all who came.  Hopefully you will come and visit us again soon!”

Nomura, Diversity Event

“Fiona was superb. Professional, friendly and approachable. She researched the winners that she had to interview and made veryone feel much at ease on the big stage. Comments are that we should use her again next year!! She was by far the best presenter we have ever had at CMYA”

Englemere Limited

“Fiona was a delight to work with, extremely professional & held the room v.well.  I’ve received lots of feedback from delegates that mirrors this & especially notes her knowledge & interest – which is a credit to Fiona in terms of engaging & researching the industry.”

Laura Martin, Sesame Bankhall

To enquire about Fiona Bruce for your next virtual event or webinar, simply contact The Online Speakers Agency via or call a booking agent on 0203 9317 391.