Since 2006 Kirsty has presented the BBC’s long-running Desert Island Discs for Radio 4. Interviews have included a diverse range of celebrity guests including Yoko Ono and Ricky Gervais.
Kirsty became host of one of the BBC1’s flagship programmes, Crimewatch in 2008. She also regularly hosts BBC2’s Have I Got News For You.
She recently presented the documentary series The British Family on BBC1. She has also presented a four-part documentary, exploring the post-war British workplace.
One of the country’s top broadcasters, Kirsty was the launch presenter for Five’s groundbreaking Five News in 1997 fronting the show every evening during the week. During her time at Five she received the prestigious Sir James Carreras Award for Outstanding New Talent in 1997, at the 46th Variety Club Showbusiness Awards, and Newscaster of the Year at the TRIC (Television & Radio Industries Club) Awards. Whilst at Five, Kirsty presented a number of news specials, and documentaries, for the channel, including Meet the Prime Minister and Gordon Brown Meets the Ten Year Olds.
Kirsty has hosted many awards including, The Evening Standard Awards, and The 4th Which? Annual Awards. Other corporate clients include Thinkbox and Thomson Reuters Extel Surveys. Feedback includes:
“Kirsty was absolutely great. Everyone loved her…And we have had the most fantastic, apparently never-ending, publicity.” Evening Standard
“Just a quick note if you wouldn’t mind passing on our thanks to Kirsty. She was absolutely delightful, and as a Which? subscriber, she really resonated with our audience. We were delighted with Kirsty’s hosting skills, and feedback about the event so far has been overwhelmingly positive.” Which?