Hayley McQueen is one of the UK's leading female sports presenters and the first to have anchored live football from the Premier League, Champions League, UEFA Cup and FA cup. A girls girl who is described as fun, warm & relaxed, with a dry sense of humour — never one to take herself too seriously — Hayley is currently a lead anchor on Sky Sports News and a presenter on Sky's coverage of the Champions League.
As daughter of former Manchester United & Scotland footballer Gordon McQueen, Hayley has experienced life both in front of & behind the camera as well as behind the scenes within the beautiful game itself. Her job has taken her around the globe reporting on & presenting some of the most high profile watched sporting events, as well as interviewing high profile sports people & celebrities including David Beckham, Usain Bolt, Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lord Sebastian Coe. She has come far since life as a production runner on 'This Morning'.
She's is now a respected, experienced broadcast journalist & RTS award winning producer who has worked her way up the industry ladder since graduating from University with a BA (HONS) degree in PR, Marketing & Journalism, later specialising in Broadcast Journalism & Media Law. She is one of only a handful of women in the UK to have anchored live football both in a studio & pitch side.
In her current role as a Sky Sports News presenter, Hayley McQueen thrives from being part of a live news environment and is regularly used to break the biggest stories, presenting the busy 5 hour popular day slot. Whilst at Sky Sports News she's anchored the daily evening 'Euro Report' throughout the 2012 tournament, was a regular presenter at the Stratford studio for the London Olympics, outside broadcast solo presenter on the League Cup, FA Cup & Champions League. She is now part of the Sky Sports presenting team on the much watched Champions League coverage & occasional presenter of Football First.
Her love of travel & career ambition led to a new role after MUTV presenting a daily live World Cup show for Al Jazeera Sport throughout the 2010 tournament with big name guests and daily viewing figures of over 100million. She has since anchored many outside broadcasts from locations around the world.
A journalist first & foremost Hayley has gained a reputation as a respectable broadcaster shying away from men's magazine shoots in order to maintain a wholesome respectable image & in turn longevity in her career.
Her popularity with viewers as a Sky Sports News presenter and a fondness for sharing obscure football trivia, has seen Hayley attract a large following on twitter.
Her first love is football but Hayley is also a fan of golf and rugby and a regular at Lancashire Cricket Club. She is actively involved with various ‘Football in the Community' projects and has a BA (Hons) degree in PR, Marketing & Journalism.