Laura Goodwin is a seasoned journalist with a career spanning over 15 years. She started her career at Moray Firth radio before moving to STV North in Aberdeen. In 2018, Laura joined the BBC as their Innovation Correspondent, covering stories on Scotland's business and academic community. She is also known for her role as a step-mother and her openness about the challenges of parenting and infertility.
Why you should book Laura Goodwin for your next event
- Expertise: With over 15 years of experience in broadcast journalism and her role as BBC Scotland’s Innovation Correspondent, Laura Goodwin brings a wealth of expertise to any event. She is knowledgeable in a variety of topics, including business, academia, and Scottish news.
- Versatility: Laura is not only a skilled journalist and presenter, but she is also a relatable and engaging speaker. She is open about her personal experiences with parenting and infertility, making her a great fit for events that require a more personal touch.
- Professionalism: As a seasoned journalist and BBC News anchor, Laura is well-versed in the art of public speaking. She is a reliable and professional speaker, known for her ability to connect with audiences and deliver engaging presentations.
Laura Goodwin is a BBC News anchor, host and presenter. She has been a broadcast journalist for over 15 years. Her career started at Moray Firth radio before moving to STV North in Aberdeen as a presenter and reporter. She covered the opening of the Queen’s Ferry crossing, the new V&A museum and the Scottish independence referendum .
2018 saw Laura join the BBC as their Innovation Correspondent, a new role created by BBC Scotland. Since then Laura has covered a range of stories celebrating the creativity and ingenuity of Scotland’s business and academic community. Reports include an app being used to aid end of life care, what Scotland’s dinner plate might look like in 2050 and a designer making 3D printed wedding dresses.
Outside of work, Laura Goodwin is married to STV sports presenter Chris Harvey, having met in the newsroom. At 26, she became a full time step-mum to Chris’s two wee boys, having to learn how to parent quickly! She then went through ivf, conceiving twin girls. Laura is happy to talk openly about the challenges of step parenting, infertility, and the joys and challenges of simultaneously parenting teenagers and toddlers and at the same time, being a working mum.
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