Today 15th April 2017 was my last day at the BBC after almost 21 years. It was a very hard decision to leave what many of my journalism students have called ‘the best job in the world’ -being a top BBC TV news anchor in London. My students are correct– it is a privilege […]
I was delighted to be the keynote speaker at Disney in London for International Women’s Day 2017. The theme was Be Bold for Change. So I took the audience on my journey from young newspaper reporter in Northern Ireland to one of the BBC’s top TV news anchors in London. It was a journey defined […]
36 Hours in Dubai
Flying to Dubai today for a 36 hour work trip with my husband John Clare. Heading from a grey Heathrow airport to 40 degrees would normally be lovely but as we are working we won’t see sunlight at all. John’s company, Lionsden Communications, specialises in communicating clearly about science and medicine. We are working with […]
‘The Night Diana Died’
Maxine single handedly presented the BBC coverage around the world throughout this unfolding story.