Television presenter, radio host and author, Helen Skelton is never afraid to challenge herself in the name of charity.
Starting her career presenting iconic children’s shows Newsround and Blue Peter, where she took on some incredible challenges such as the Namibia Ultra Marathon, cycling to the South Pole, and kayaking over 2018 miles down the Amazon River. Helen has gone on to present shows of varying focus. From Countryfile, On The Farm and Holiday Hit Squad to the Rugby Super League and FA Women’s Super League, she has also become a regular guest presenter on ITV Tonight, Lorraine and Steph’s Packed Lunch.
Most recently, Helen was announced as the host of the new-look BBC Radio 5 Live Sunday morning show and got to the final on the iconic Strictly Come Dancing, leading to her taking part in the Strictly Come Dancing Tour 2023.