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Kirsty Young

Scottish Television & Radio Presenter - Crimewatch & Desert Island Discs

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About Kirsty Young

Current / Past Roles & Positions

  • Winner of numerous awards including the Sir James Carreras Award for Outstanding New Talent of 1997 and Newscaster of the Year at the TRIC (Television & Radio Industries Club) Awards.
  • Host of Popular Radio 4 programme 'Desert Island Discs' since 2006
  • Regular guest presenter for 'Have I Got News for You' and also stands in on occasion on Radio 2 for Jeremy Vine and Michael Parkinson
  • Previous TV credits include Drivetime, Scotland Today, Kirsty, and most importantly, 10 years as head anchor on the Channel 5 Five News program

Speaking Style


Speaking Topics

  • Awards presenting
  • Todays News


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Books By Kirsty Young

  • Desert Island Discs: 70 Years of Castaways (2012)

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