Has often been compared to Daljit Dhaliwal, the former presenter at ITN News, and replaced Miss Dhaliwal as hostess of the show "Wide Angle" in 2004.
On her success in America: "Obviously, I hope what I've achieved is due to me. I honestly believe that there's space in the BBC for every accent and every look. But different looks do come in and out of fashion."
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