Fiona Armstrong (Presenter)
Born 1956. After studying German Literature at University College, London, Armstrong started her career in local radio, before joining the BBC news team in Manchester in 1983. She then moved to Border Television as a news reporter, before becoming a regular newsreader and presenter for the nightly regional news programme Lookaround. In March 1987, she switched to ITN as a reporter/newscaster on News at Ten, News at 5:45 (later News at 5:40) and other bulletins. In 1993, she was one of the launch team on the ITV breakfast station GMTV.
In February 2009, ITV Tyne Tees & Border was launched, replacing ITV Tyne Tees and ITV Border. Arnstrong was announced as Features Correspondent for the service on a freelance basis.
Fiona returned to network television news in 2010 as a presenter for the BBC News Channel.
In 2020, Armstrong became the presenter for BBC’s ‘Question Time’ programme.