Fi Glover



Fi Glover hosted 'Saturday Live' on BBC Radio 4 until April 2011. Previously she was the host of 'Broadcasting House' winning a Silver Sony Award. Described as 'velvet voiced' by The Guardian and voted number nine in the Radio Times' 'Favourite Voice' in Britain, Fi has worked across a wide range of radio and TV.

She is the presenter of a landmark three year documentary series for BBC Radio called Generations Apart and is on the roster as a panelist on Just a Minute. 

Fi began her career as a trainee reporter at the BBC in 1993, travelling the country for local radio stations. Some of her experiences are described in her 2001 book 'Travels With My Radio' which was a top 20 bestseller on Amazon. She joined GLR in London as a junior reporter, ending up presenting the Breakfast Show there after 3 years. She then moved to Five Live where she presented the Late Night Fi Glover Show, the award winning Sunday Service and the mid morning phone in.
From 1997 to 1999 she also presented The Travel Show on BBC 2, travelling to 36 countries in three years. Fi left Five Live in 2004 to write a book in New York it remains one of the literary world's great unfinished masterpieces as she was asked to return and take over at the helm of Broadcasting House on BBC Radio 4 in January 2005 and then to help create and launch Saturday Live on Radio 4 in 2006. 
Fi has presented Rough Justice Live on Channel 4, The Technophobes Guide to the Future on BBC 2 and has appeared on The Apprentice and Call My Bluff. 

Fi has voiced documentaries for ITV 1, Channel 4 and the BBC, including BBC 2's major series "Spend Spend Spend", "Diet Junkies" and "Food Junkies".  Fi has written a column for The Guardian, travel articles for The Independant, Wanderlust magazine and Waitrose Weekend.
Fi is an experienced event host, conference chair and awards host. She hosted the 2010 Charity Commission Awards, the 2010 Independent Publisher's Awards and the Stirling Prize ceremony. 

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