Andrea Byrne



Andrea has had a broad career as a journalist and TV presenter. She presented the ITV news and anchored the ITV network news programmes on the day Britain confirmed military action in Libya and on the day the Japanese earthquake and tsunami struck.
She is also the face of the evening news and magazine programme Wales Tonight for ITV Wales and guest presents Good Morning Britain.

Notable live broadcasts include her award-winning analysis of the coalition government's spending review, the election of Wales' new First Minister; and a broadcast from the top of Snowdon.  She also interviewed Prince Harry about his charity work before he left for the World Cup in South Africa.

Andrea fronted the live political debate programme Sharp End in the run up to the 2010 General Election, grilling politicians like David Cameron, George Osborne and Ed Miliband.

She has also presented the arts series The Wales Show, which included following mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins for a special documentary and taking on the challenge of stand-up comedy!

Andrea is known for her warmth and authority as a host at high-profile corporate and charity events.  She has hosted a number of awards and shows, including Wales' Political Awards and the Business in the Community Awards

Andrea has recently also  started  to  speak about infertility issues and raising awareness of them. Her interest derives from her personal experience having struggled to conceive for many years and undergoing various treatments; she was finally successful and now a proud mum to a daughter.She hosts  the  ever more popular  podcast “Making Babies” speaking with well know celebrities such as Izzy Judd, Gabby Logan and Jessica Hayes. On stage she shares her and her husband (former Welsh Rugby  International Lee Bryne ) own personal experiences but also reflects on the importance of remembering the impact on men.of all the aspects. In addition to speeches she ‘s written in multiple publications and even given a TedX talk

She is a Patron for Kidney Wales, hosting several of their fundraisers and she is an Ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, taking part in their outward bound adventures to raise support for their work with young people.  She also supports Ty Hafan Children's Hospice, George Thomas Hospice Care, Barnado's Cymru and Trust PA.

"Andrea was fabulous, a real pro! She was a delight to work with and I don‘t have a single negative thing to say. We would be very interested in booking her again."  RICS Wales Awards 

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