Jane Hill

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Person.png Jane HillRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(propagandist, Broadcaster)
Born10 June 1969
Alma materQueen Mary University of London, University of London
OccupationPropagandist, Broadcaster
Member ofBritish-American Project

Jane Amanda Hill (born 10 June 1969 in Eastbourne, Sussex) is an English newsreader working for the BBC.She is/was a member of the British-American Project, where she was director from 2006-11-08 Until August 8, 2009[1]

She is one of the main presenters on the BBC News Channel, the corporation's 24-hour rolling news service, and is a relief anchor for the BBC News at One, as well as regularly presenting the BBC Weekend News. She also occasionally presents The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 and is currently presenting BBC News at Five on Fridays on the BBC News Channel.

When BBC News launched its new 24-hour channel in November 1997, Hill joined, and was originally an overnight presenter, also appearing on the channel's international counterpart BBC World News during the simulcast between the two channels. During her time with BBC News, she has presented coverage of a wide range of stories and events, including a week of special programmes from Washington DC in the aftermath of the events of 11 September 2001. She also went on to present live coverage on BBC News and BBC World News of the first anniversary commemorations at Ground Zero in New York City.

She presented numerous special programs on BBC One and BBC Two during the war in Iraq, and in December 2003, on the day US forces captured Saddam Hussein, she broadcast for nearly eight hours continuously on both terrestrial channels, BBC News, and BBC World News.[2]