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SHE’S IN THE NEWS Who is Sophie Raworth? BBC News journalist and The Centenary Of The Royal Air Forc


SOPHIE Raworth is a journalist reporter who has worked with the BBC for the past 25 years  But what we do know about the news presenter? Here’s the lowdown. Who is Sophie Raworth? What’s her background?  Born on May 15, 1968, Sophie Raworth is a 50-year-old television presenter who is best known for her work on BBC News and Crimewatch  She has a degree in French and German from Manchester University.  The languages graduate joined the BBC as a news reporter for Greater Manchester radio in 1992  She has remained with the broadcasting corporation ever since. What TV shows has Sophie Raworth been on?  Sophie has become one of the BBC’s most well-known and loved faces  The star has worked on a string of news shows, including BBC Breakfast, News at Six, News at 10, Crimewatch Roadshow and Chelsea Flower Show  Sophie has also been a presenter on Watchdog since 2015, and has anchored the BBC News at One for the past eleven years  She also appeared in the Sport Relief 2018 Boat Race as part of the BBC rowing team which went head-to-head with a group of celebs from ITV  The presenter has also had a brush with Hollywood, cameoing as herself in the Bruce Willis franchise Die Hard, having a scene in A Good Day to Die Hard in 2013  In 208 Sophie hosted The Centenary Of The Royal Air Force. What was Sophie Raworth’s involvement with the Parsons Green terror attack?  The BBC reporter described how she saw a woman with horrific injuries after the terror attack at Parsons Green in 2017  She said she witnessed a woman being taken to hospital with burns “from top to toe” amid the chaos  The journalist added: “I have just seen a woman who was just there, she was just stretchered out  “Her legs are wrapped up and she has been burnt, she has burns to her face, she was conscious, she was taking some pain relief and some oxygen but clearly people have sustained burns  “She seemed to have burns all over her body from top to toe.” When was Sophie Raworth on Who Do You Think You Are?  Each episode of Who Do You Think You Are? follows a celebrity delving into the secrets of their ancestry  Sophie Raworth appeared in the 13th series of the BBC programme on March 8, 2017  Through looking back at her genealogy she discovered that her ancestors risked everything to move to America in search of religious freedom  She also explored a family rumour that her great-grandfather worked at Kew Gardens