Louise Hulland is a Sony Award winning journalist, documentary maker and presenter with over ten years’ experience in news and current affairs.
As a reporter and news producer for the BBC and ITN, Louise has worked on some of the biggest stories of the last decade, both in the UK and around the world. She has appeared on Watchdog and Watchdog Daily on BBC One and regularly hosts FYI bulletins for ITV2. She has also reported for ITV London News, BBC One’s Inside Out and Live with Gabby on Channel 5.
Louise was named an Up and Coming Radio Star by The Independent when her first documentary, Missing the Message (made at aged 24) won her a Gold Sony Radio Academy Award. The documentary, about the rise of HIV in UK youngsters, was broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and received rave reviews from The Telegraph. The Observer’s Sue Arnold described it as “one of the most hard-hitting programmes I have ever heard”.
She has recently presented a series of four films on London Live’s documentary strand Platform 8, making her directorial debut as a filmmaker with The Wrong Way Home, which uncovers the truth about unlicensed minicabs in London.
Louise has also produced and fronted the BBC Radio 4 documentary Ladies on the Door and two highly-acclaimed documentaries for ITV2 on the death of Amy Winehouse – A Tribute and Her Life and Legacy. She has worked for BBC Radio 1 on Chris Moyles, Jo Whiley, Sara Cox and the Sunday Surgery and on BBC Radio 2 for Steve Wright and Sir Terry Wogan.
As a showbiz reporter Louise has covered the BAFTA’s, the Academy Awards and countless red carpet premieres, interviewing the likes of Tom Cruise, Kylie Minogue, Simon Cowell, Julie Andrews and Britney Spears. She covered Michael Jackson’s trial and subsequent death and the deaths of Amy Winehouse and Whitney Houston. She currently presents on BBC London 94.9, LBC 97.3 and BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
Visit Louise’s website at www.louisehulland.com