(born Catherine Beatrice Margaret Derham
on 18 June 1970) is a British newscaster and a presenter on television and radio.
Derham was born in Stockport
to John and Margaret Derham, and grew up in Wilmslow
.Who's Who 2009
Duncan A. "Proms Queen", Radio Times
(7–13 August 2010), p. 30 (BBC Magazines) She was educated at Cheadle Hulme School
and read Economics
at Magdalene College
graduating with a BA (Hons).
Derham began her broadcasting career at the BBC, starting as a researcher on Radio 4's Moneybox
. In 1995 she won the Bradford & Bingley
"Best Personal Finance Broadcaster Award" for her work as a presenter on Radio 5 Live's Moneycheck
. She moved to BBC television in 1996 as a consumer affairs correspondent and was also a reporter on the long-running Film
In 1998 she joined ITN as the Media and Arts Editor for ITV News and, at the age of 27, became the youngest newscaster on British national television since ITN's creation in 1955. In 2004, Derham became the main female presenter of the 30
, and a relief presenter of both the 30
and the ITV News at Ten.
She also co-presented the ITV London
news programme London Tonight.
Derham hosted her last programmes on ITV1
on 25 June 2010. On 3 August 2010 Derham hit... Read More