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A female newsreader reported for the BBC News 24 service in the late 2000s and early 2010s.

Biography

In 2008, she announced that, while the British government refused to comment, stocks of Bubble Shock! had been withdrawn from shelves across the country and the mass hysteria of the afternoon was being put down to a chemical imbalance of the brain. (TV: Invasion of the Bane)

Later that year, she covered the events of Harold Saxon's inauguration as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, reporting that he was greeting a crowd outside Saxon Headquarters after returning from the Palace. Later that day, as per Saxon's machinations, the faces of Tenth Doctor, Martha Jones and Jack Harkness, the latter known simply as "the Captain", were released to BBC News, and the newsreader alerted the public that they were terrorist suspects who were armed and extremely dangerous. That night, she announced that Great Britain would be the first to welcome an extraterrestrial species while Air Force One had landed on British soil. She continued the coverage into the First Contact on the following morning, and was last heard announcing that Saxon had invited US President Arthur Winters to take the address. (TV: The Sound of Drums)

Newsreader (The Bells of Saint John)

Used as a mouthpiece by Miss Kizlet. (TV: The Bells of Saint John)

When Miss Kizlet had control of the world's Wi-Fi network in 2013, she hacked into the newsreader's mind, and spoke to the Eleventh Doctor through her, as a demonstration of her ability. She told him that thousands of Spoonheads were released on Earth and that Kizlet's "client", the Great Intelligence, "love[d] and care[d] for humanity" by feeding on a diet of "free range" minds. (TV: The Bells of Saint John)