Spotted at the tender age of 14-years-old, Ali has been in the spotlight for over 18 years, performing in various TV shows, stage productions and musicals after training at The Dance School of Scotland and The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London.
Ali was scouted by TV channel Gemporia and started her career as a live television presenter at just 20 years old. For the past 11 years, Ali has been fully employed by Gemporia and Immediate Media, broadcasting 5 hour live shows to the UK, USA and worldwide on the web.
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Since 2006 Ali has presented more than 30,000 hours of live and pre-recorded television shows, events and DVD’s, both in the studio and various locations around the UK, enabling her to develop a positive, natural and engaging style.
Ali has designed, launched and anchored a variety of award-winning television channels, ranging from style, hobby and business news, to sports and jewellery auction shows. Her work is broadcast on a variety of desirable television platforms worldwide, over the internet and New Media.
Experienced in hosting live events, awards nights and judging talent shows, she is also a professional actress, dancer and singer undertaking her broadcast journalist Diploma specialising in a sport with the NCTJ.
As a presenter, she demonstrates a natural ability to make her guests feel at ease, whilst still obtaining the answers to those difficult and probing questions the viewers are desperate to know.
Ali’s passion and commitment for her profession drive’s her to learn and excel in new skills required for any given role, such as accomplishing an Accredited Jewellery Professional qualification with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), to underline her credibility with her audience and is currently undertaking her Diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ, specializing in sport for her presenting role at The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale.
A keen Rotarian, Ali hosts and supports charity events through her various roles in Rotary International, a worldwide human rights organization.