Woman of Today

Woman of Today

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Sue MacGregor is a presenter of BBC Radio 4's "Today" programme, dispatching politicians and captains of industry with a honey-coated scalpel. Its longest-serving interviewer - and the only woman on the team - she has been at the forefront of top-level journalism for nearly four decades. An accomplished writer, with a wry sense of humour, Sue MacGregor reveals what goes on behind the scenes in Radio's hottest news studios. Her story - from early life in South Africa to some of the top jobs in BBC Radio, including 15 years on "Woman's Hour" - covers the dramatic changes she saw in South Africa, women's issues, her years with BBC Radio and shares elements of her private life.show more

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  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 161 x 238mm
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 16 b&w photos
  • 074724989X
  • 9780747249894

About Sue MacGregor

Sue MacGregor grew up in South Africa and started her broadcasting career with the South African Broadcasting Corporation. She joined the BBC as a reporter in 1962 and Woman's Hour as a presenter in 1967. She is the longest-serving presenter of Radio 4's Today programme.show more

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Sue MacGregor is the highly popular presenter of BBC Radio Four's Today programme, dispatching politicians and captains of industry with a honey-coated scalpel. Its longest-serving interviewer (although she recently announced her retirement next year), she has been at the forefront of top-level journalism for nearly four decades. An accomplished writer with a wry sense of humour, Sue MacGregor reveals what goes on behind the scenes in radio's hottest news studios. Her story covers her early life in South Africa and the dramatic changes she saw there, her years with BBC radio (including 15 years on Woman's Hour), women's issues, and many elements of her private life.show more