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Victoria Derbyshire

Facts of Victoria Derbyshire

Date of Birth: 1968 , October-2
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Victoria Derbyshire

1968 Born in Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
2014 Left BBC Radio 5 Live
1998 Joined BBC Radio 5 Live
2015 Diagnosed with Breast cancer
2011 Won Sony Award
2009 Won Nick Clarke Award
2011 Debut on Have I Got News for You
2015 Named Pink News Broadcaster

Detail Timeline of Victoria Derbyshire

October 2 , 1968

Born in Ramsbottom, United Kingdom

She was born on October 2, 1968 in Ramsbottom, United Kingdom to parents Anthony Derbyshire and Pauline Derbyshire. Her parents got divorced when she was 17 years old. She is close to her mother. She is British and is of average height.

September 5 , 2014

Left BBC Radio 5 Live

After working for sixteen years in BBC Radio 5 Live as a presenter, she departed from that BBC’s national radio service and that was in the year 2014. Her final Radio 5 Live programme was broadcast on 5 September 2014.

1998

Joined BBC Radio 5 Live

After working in local radio, she joined BBC Radio 5 Live in 1998 as a co-presenter of the breakfast show with Julian Worricker. That programme won two Sony Awards in 1998 and 2002 respectively. She worked in variety of shows when she was there.

2015

Diagnosed with Breast cancer

She tweeted that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and would having surgical removing of her breast and that was in august 2015. She lost her more than half hair when she was under treatment. She won the battle with cancer.

2011

Won Sony Award

She won Sony Awards in 2011 and in 2012 respectively. In 2011, she won the Gold award for Best News & Current Affairs Programme and in 2012 she became the Sony Academy's Speech Broadcaster of the Year by beating Jenni Murray, Evan Davis and Jeremy Vine.

2009

Won Nick Clarke Award

She won various awards so far for her outstanding works. She won Nick Clarke Award and that was in year 2009. She won that award for her sensitive handling of an interview with a man accused and then cleared of date rape.

2011

Debut on Have I Got News for You

Have I Got News for You is a British television panel show produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC. It is broadcast since 1990. She made her debut in that show in October 2011. It is very popular show.

2015

Named Pink News Broadcaster

She became a Pink News Broadcaster of the year in October 2015. In that year she has also been nominated for RTS Network Presenter of the Year. She won prestigious awards such as Radio Academy Awards, Best Live Journalism Award and many more so far.

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She is a married woman. Her husband name is Mark Sandell. He is a top BBC editor. The couple has two sons together. They are very happy with each other and there is no any sign of getting them divorced.

She went to Bury Grammar School. After that she joined University of Liverpool where she studied English language and literature. She did her post-graduate diploma course in radio and TV journalism at the Preston Polytechnic. As a broadcaster she earns massive amount of salary and her net worth is 4 million dollars.