Award-winning broadcaster Holly Hamilton can be found on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC News, where she is best-known as a presenter on BBC Breakfast & BBC Sport. Originally from Co. Down in Northern Ireland, she has spent over a decade working on some of the UK’s biggest television networks.
As one of BBC Breakfast’s most energetic presenters, Holly’s career has taken her from the famous red sofa to the green grass courts of Wimbledon where she’s been part of the BBC’s coverage from the All England Club over the past two years, presented live from the red carpet of BBC Sports Personality of the Year and anchored BBC Sportsday from a number of exciting venues across the country.
Away from sport, Holly is the presenter for BBC holiday series, Getaways and is a familiar face across BBC Northern Ireland. In 2019, she fronted NI’s Children in Need live show, hosted Open for Summer from The Open in Portrush alongside Colin Murray and became the first woman to host long running comedy panel series The Blame Game.
Despite her Irish roots, Holly Hamilton’s career began in Scotland where she worked for Scottish Television (STV) for several years and was part of the original news broadcast team on the channel’s flagship political programme Scotland Tonight. She also worked as News and Sport Editor for Downtown Radio and Cool FM where she was part of the Breakfast show voted Radio Show of the Year”(CIPR Awards).