Presenter, Inside Business, BBC and Summit Host


Wendy is presenter of BBC Radio Ulster’s Inside Business programme. One of Northern Ireland’s best known journalists and broadcasters, in a career spanning more than 40 years she has worked in local and regional newspapers, commercial radio and for the BBC, both on radio and television, in Northern Ireland and nationwide.

Presenting credits include: Talkback BBC R Ulster 2009-14; Good Morning Ulster  BBC R Ulster 1993-2009; Morning Extra; Wendy After Lunch; Friday Extra All BBC R Ulster 1980S; BBC R 4 Woman’s Hour 1987-95; PM 1988-92; The Exchange 1992-4; Pick of the Week

TV: Children in Need 1981-90; Scene Around Six; Inside Ulster; Open House; In Your Corner; Hillsborough Revisited Documentary

Much in demand for moderating conferences and awards ceremonies, Wendy has recently been chairing events for:

  • Commission for Victims and Survivors
  • NI Civil Service ICT Conference
  • UK Communities Funds UK conference
  • Belfast Telegraph Women of the Year Awards
  • Belfast Telegraph Business Awards
  • NI Federation of Housing Associations
  • Arts Council NI/NI Super Councils event
  • Eirgrid Ireland Conference
  • First Trust Bank Business Breakfast
  • Hospitality Exchange
  • Ulster University Confucius Institute
  • UK conference Society of British Water and Waste Water Industries
  • Centre for Competitiveness Awards

In 2005, Wendy received an Honorary Doctorate from the Ulster University for services to broadcasting, and in the 2012 Queen’s Jubilee honours she was awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and the community.