Steph McGovern is a British television personality for the BBC and most known for her work on the BBC Breakfast.
Steph McGovern is an Award-winning broadcaster. Steph has been working in financial journalism for over 13 years and has been part of the BBC Breakfast family for the last five. She has reported on business and finance from around the world; from international summits to small business success stories. Steph is an established part of the BBC Breakfast team, covering business developments daily, and also regularly taking to the sofa as main co-host. During the financial crash Steph was the lead producer of financial news, working with then Business Editor Robert Peston at the forefront of the award-winning coverage of the credit crunch and banking crisis. Steph has presented on 5Live, Radio 4 and on the Chris Evans show on Radio 2.
Taking business away from news coverage Steph launched her own children’s TV show looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs called Pocket Money Pitch on CBBC. She is also the co-host of a new BBC One prime time show Shop Well For Less. Along with her daily news duties, Steph is also involved in BBC community projects such as BBC Outreach and BBC School Report.
She is also a mentor for young people in her native Teesside and regularly runs workshops for schoolchildren around the North East. A former champion Irish dancer and still keeps her foot in, often attending international competitions, where she helps to coach dancers.