(born 15 April 1971) is an English television
presenter, who worked on the BBC
children's magazine programme Blue Peter
for five years.
Born in Poole
, her father, Chris Hill, was the local vicar
and he now regularly contributes to Trans World Radio
. Hill has two siblings, an elder brother Simon and a younger sister Naomi. She gained 9 'O' levels and 4 'A' Levels at St. Edwards Church of England School
and before she started acting she worked in a record shop.
Hill began her media career with voluntary work in Essex
at EastWard hospital television, and presented "Katy's Capers" on BBC Radio Essex
, before transferring to Nickelodeon
. While working for BBC channel controllers and the Head of Children's Television, as a BBC secretary she bombarded the Editor of Blue Peter
with ideas and showreels, which resulted in an audition.
On 23 June 1995, Hill joined the CBBC
TV programme Blue Peter
and left the show on 19 June 2000. Her assignments included living in Mongolia
with a family for a week, training with the England football squad
for a World Cup
special, joining the Cirque du Soleil
and of course making things from yoghurt
pots and sticky back plastic. She won the 2000 Children's BAFTA Award
for Best Presenter,... Read More