Emma Crosby

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Emma is a well know and experienced broadcast journalist. She presented Channel 5’s flagship news programme for five years, leaving at the end of 2015 to start a family. She is also a familiar voice on LBC radio.

Before anchoring 5 News, Emma co-presented the popular ITV breakfast show GMTV. Emma spent several years as presenter with Sky News, covering some of the biggest stories including the terrorist bombings of Glasgow Airport which earned her and the channel a BAFTA for best news coverage. Emma started her career as a business presenter at CNBC, broadcasting out of London and New York, and later was Sky News' business presenter during the 2008 banking crisis. Emma is a proud ambassador for the charities SOS Villages, RSPCA and Kicks Count.

Alongside her broadcasting career, Emma is an experienced conference host, moderator and awards presenter. Emma has worked with a wide range of businesses from FTSE 100 companies to trade associations and SME’s helping them deliver fantastic events.  Clients have come from the worlds of banking, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, media, technology, construction, services, manufacturing, events and charities.
 
With a background in financial journalism, Emma takes real pleasure in working with the teams to really understand their business and their goals for the event. And, after spending years anchoring TV news she is well equipped to handle anything that gets thrown her way and gets the best out of the speakers joining her on stage.

Past clients include Barclays, SSA, AEO, O2, BP, HSBC, Standard Bank, Novo Nordisk, Greene King, Morse, IOD, Serco, Vontobel Bank, Havas, Virgin, Sodexo and Zeiss. Emma has hosted events across the UK and in New York, Paris, Rome, Frankfurt, Cape Town, Amsterdam and Interlaken.
 
 
“We were really impressed with Emma - she was really thorough. Very well prepared and professional. Emma was punctual throughout and really lovely to deal with. Nothing diva-ish about her - she is warm, personable, approachable and 'normal'. I would absolutely recommend her to others and would be glad to work with her again”. Association of Event Organisers

“Emma's combination of in-depth business knowledge and interviewing skills created the perfect foundation for our event. She questioned our panel in a skilful manner which helped to articulate our key messages, while bringing a sense of warmth and good humour to the proceedings. Emma is modern, dynamic moderator and one that we will certainly use again”  Henk Potts, Director. Barclays, Wealth and Investment Management.

“Emma hosted the WealthBriefing European Awards 2015 at the Guildhall before an elite audience drawn from the City of London’s financial community. The event, venue and audience required a host with fathomless composure, assured presence, calm determination and supreme adaptability. Emma offered these qualities in abundance and her nerveless performance was a major contributor to the evening’s success."  The Beehive Partnership

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