Andrea Byrne is one of the faces of ITV News. She anchors the BAFTA award-winning daily news programme Wales at Six and ITV national bulletins. This has included ITV Weekend News, Lunchtime News, Evening News and News at Ten.
Andrea presents Crime Files on ITV Wales, and the current affairs programme Wales This Week, where her journalism has focused on social issues such as homelessness, poverty and mental health.
Andrea has worked extensively with the armed forces. She was nominated for an RTS award for a series behind-the-scenes with Chinook helicopter crews deploying to Afghanistan. Prince Harry is among the many high-profile names she has interviewed.
She is an Ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme and a Trustee for Believe Organ Donor Support.
Andrea is an experienced host, speaker and moderator at a range of conferences, award ceremonies and dinners. Her topics include her career in journalism, the health service, maternity issues and life as a so-called rugby WAG - she is married to former Wales rugby international Lee Byrne. They have a baby daughter, Jemima. Andrea is also a writer and voice-over artist.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Wales' annual "flagship" event is our awards ceremony which typically sees over 400 business leaders attending to celebrate the achievements of Directors in all sectors from all parts of Wales.
Andrea has hosted this prestigious event on many occasions with absolute professionalism, style and panache. It is always a joy to work with her!
Robert Lloyd Griffiths OBE
Director, IoD Wales
Andrea is a fantastic host. She has co-presented the RCN Wales Nurse of The Year on an annual basis in Cardiff City Hall. This is a Wales-wide high profile event and she has been instrumental in ensuring a professional and engaging atmosphere. Everyone enjoys this celebratory event - so much so that she has also hosted the RCN Leadership event where Nurse leaders from across Wales come together to debate serious and contentious issues alongside innovation. Andrea manages to keep the audience and presenters engaged. Andrea is the consummate professional presenter - full of humour and compassion .... loved having her at our events.
Tina Donnelly CBE
High Sheriff, Mid Glamorgan
Andrea has worked for me on a number of awards events and has always done a great job and is a joy to work with. Always professional but has time for everyone on the night and I would not hesitate to recommend her if you are looking for any awards hosts for your events.
Managing Director at Scamp Speakers - Motivational & Business Speakers
I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Andrea in a variety of different roles. I would very much recommend her highly engaging and professional approach to all areas of her work but specifically event compering.
Head of Aquatic Development - Swim Wales
Andrea's willingness to help, plus her understanding of our background in setting up Trust PA in memory of our son Paul-Andre (P-A) has been really heart warming for us.
Andrea's figurative support and calm professionalism has enabled us to reach a wider audience. This has also raised vital funds to support & continue our quest; to help fund the development of effective treatments. Thank you Andrea, we really value your kindness, generous personal support and valuable contribution.
Rob & Gerri Blundell
Trust PA Spinal Repair Charity
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