About Helen

Helen began her broadcasting life at AA Roadwatch in Leeds, she went on to work as a researcher and reporter for BBC Local Radio and then trained as a continuity announcer for Yorkshire Television, eventually scripting and voicing live and pre-recorded announcements for Border, Tyne Tees and Granada TV.  You might also have heard her presenting on BBC Radio 7 (now Radio 4 Extra) where she spent several happy years revelling in sci-fi and comedy.

Her voice has been used on countless corporate videos, numerous educational training programmes and for a variety of websites and commercial campaigns. She’s also narrated her own children’s stories, Originally published in an app, the toddler tales about a mischievous little guinea pig, are now available as audio books.

Despite a lifetime spent talking, Helen has always found great comfort in words and is currently building a collection of poems about her experiences of life, love and living mindfully with cancer. Follow her on Instagram to see her latest poetic creations or visit her Soundcloud to hear more.