Journalist and broadcaster Fiona Phillips is probably best known for her 12 years on the GMTV sofa; ITV’s iconic flagship breakfast show. This role saw her interview giants of entertainment, politics and current affairs whilst breaking the big stories and issues that the country woke up to each day.
Throughout her career, Fiona’s authenticity, warmth, intellect and sense of humour has won her the affection of a national audience and seen her build a reputation as one of the country’s most well-respected broadcasters.
With a wealth of impressive credits to her name, Fiona has presented across various channels and genres throughout her career.
Fiona is a popular and sought-after commentator and guest, and has appeared on an array of shows including ‘Daily Politics’, ‘Question Time’, ‘Daybreak’ and ‘The One Show.’ She’s also regularly called upon for opinion pieces.
With footholds in both factual and current affairs, Fiona is also no stranger to shiny floor entertainment, having participated in series three of the iconic BBC juggernaut, ‘Strictly Come Dancing.’
Having started her career on independent radio, Fiona continues to be a popular on-air host, fronting on BBC London and Smooth Radio.
Fiona is an ambassador for the People’s Postcode Lottery – a lottery that helps hundreds of national and global charities and initiatives, something she’s incredibly proud to be a part of.
She also writes a hugely popular weekly column for The Mirror and has written editorial for a vast array of publications including Tesco Magazine, Woman and Home, Good Housekeeping and the Saturday Express Magazine. Having forged a successful career on screen, Fiona is also a published author having released her bestselling book Before I Forget, which was published by Random House to critical acclaim.
A passionate campaigner for a number of national charities, Fiona is an ambassador for Age UK, The Alzheimer’s Society, Alzheimer’s Research UK, Carers UK, The Prince’s Trust, MIND, Plan International and Missing People.
Fiona holds an Honorary Master’s Degree from Solent University in Southampton for her contribution to journalism and broadcasting and is an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University.