Susannah Streeter

BBC Business Presenter

Biography

Susannah Streeter is a presenter and correspondent for BBC news and current affairs programmes, who served with the RAF Reserves for 10 years.

As a broadcaster, Susannah anchors the business bulletins on the BBC World Service, BBC News Channel and BBC World, interviewing CEOs from major corporations and gaining insight into unfolding economic events from economists and analysts.

She also regularly presents the personal finance programme Your Money, has broadcast investigative reports for Newsnight and Breakfast and is frequently part of the on-screen team for BBC Budget programmes.

Prior to joining the BBC in 2003, Susannah worked as a presenter and reporter for ITV’s Meridian, where she also produced documentaries.

In her first television job, Susannah was one of the UK’s pioneer ‘video journalists’, a team of multi-skilled journalists who produced, filmed, edited and presented news packages for the 24 hour cable news station Channel One.

Between 1997 and 2006 Susannah served in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force joining 7644 Squadron, a media operations unit, where she rose to the rank of Squadron Leader.

Susannah travelled extensively with the Royal Air Force, leading the RAF’s mobile news team on exercises and operations across the world including Kosovo in 1999 (Operation Allied Force), Macedonia in 2001 (Operation Essential Harvest) and Oman in 2001 (Exercise Saif Sareea II). She also represented the UK on the Communications Commission of NATO’s Inter-allied Confederation of Reserve Officers (CIOR) between 1999 and 2004 in Berlin, Brussels, Vienna, Gdansk, Madrid, Maastricht and Strasbourg.

After studying A-levels at Wellsway Comprehensive School in Keynsham, Bristol, Susannah graduated with a first class BSc degree in French with Society and Government from Aston University. During her studies, she worked in the Corporate Communications team of Elf Sanofi in Paris and Bordeaux and won a placement as a news producer at Radio France International in Paris.

She is married and has three children.

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