For over a decade Steph McGovern has reported on business and finance from around the world; from international summits to small business success stories. She is an established part of the BBC Breakfast team, covering business developments daily; and also regularly taking to the sofa as main co-host.
During the financial crash Steph McGovern was the lead producer of financial news. Working with then Business Editor Robert Peston; at the forefront of the award winning coverage of the credit crunch and banking crisis. She soon began broadcasting herself, and Steph has presented on; 5Live, Radio 4 and on the Chris Evans Show on Radio 2.
Steph McGovern For Breakfast
Steph’s Breakfast duties include meeting first-hand those on Britain’s business front-line. Speaking to factory workers and FTSE 100 CEOs; Steph’s mission is to uncover and explain what’s going on in the real economy.
Steph’s TV Show
Taking business away from news coverage, Steph launched her own children’s TV show; looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs, Pocket Money Pitch on CBBC. She is also the co-host of a new BBC One prime time show, Shop Well For Less.
Steph McGovern Off Screen
Off-screen Steph is also involved in BBC community projects such as BBC Outreach and BBC School Report. She is also a mentor for young people in her native Teesside; and regularly runs workshops for schoolchildren around the North East. A former champion Irish dancer and still keeps her foot in; often attending international competitions, where she helps to coach dancers.
Steph is an extremely accomplished and effective finance and business speaker & host and feedback. Corporate engagements she has spoken at, hosted or facilitated include; Online Retail Awards, Best Factory Awards, Quality Food Awards, Eon, British Franchise Association, Carlson Wagonlit, Construction Equipment Association, Macquarie Bank, CIA, The Radio Advertising Bureau and ACCA.
Steph has moderated a conference on trade and sustainability at the United Nations in Geneva; and hosted, ‘An Audience with David Attenborough’ for Enjoy Work in Chiswick.