Steph McGovern is an Award-winning broadcaster who came into the limelight for her work as a lead producer and business presenter of BBC Breakfast. Also, she has served as a presenter for other shows on BBC such as Wake Up to Money and On the Money. Moreover, in 2016, she launched two shows—a primetime BBC One program titled Shop Well For Less and a children's TV show for CBBC named Pocket Money Pitch.
In her career at BBC, she has covered economic and business news from all of the United Kingdom as well as broadcasted live from more than 500 businesses.
Bio (Age) Plus Parents
Steph McGovern stands at the height of 5 feet 8 ½ inches (1.74 meters).
Hailing from Middlesbrough, England, she was born on 31 May 1982 as Stephanie Rose McGovern. Her birth sign is Gemini.
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She is the daughter of father, Eamonn McGovern, and mother, Anne McGovern. Her father is a former teacher, whereas her mother is a hospital radiographer.
For her education, Steph first got enrolled at Macmillan Academy. After that, she went to University College London and studied Science Communication and Policy from the Department of Science and Technology Studies.
Steph McGovern's Personal Life: Partner, Baby
BBC Steph McGovern is openly lesbian. She is in a relationship with a fellow TV executive. However, Steph has managed to keep her partner's identity behind the curtains.
Steph McGovern clicked a photo at a polling station after jogging on 12 December 2019 (Photo: Steph McGovern)
Together, she and her partner are parenting their daughter. On 14 July 2019, she announced, through a tweet, that she was pregnant and expecting her first child with her partner. After nearly four months of the announcement, on 4 November 2019, Steph gave birth to a baby girl.
Steph McGovern got a chance to work on BBC, when she was 19 years old, after making a guest appearance on a program related to women in science. After that, she was able to get a job at Tomorrow's World as a part-time researcher.
Following her graduation, she was appointed as the main producer for daily financial news by Today program on Radio 4. There, she got the chance to interview some of the famous business leaders as well as run several foreign projects.
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Later, Steph joined BBC as a lead producer of business news on the BBC's main news bulletins, alongside the former business editor, Robert Peston. Afterward, she started to showcase her skills and built an on-air profile for herself. She also worked as a business presenter on Radio 2 and on BBC 5 live's Chris Evans show.
Apart from her work as a broadcaster, Steph is also associated with various BBC community projects, which include BBC Outreach and BBC School Report.
Steph McGovern won the title of Young Engineer for Britain at a young age of 19.
She has garnered more than 392 thousand followers in her Twitter account only.
After she got pregnant, she got some parenting advice and tips from her friend, Alex Jones–host of The One Show.
She often attends international dancing competitions and also helps other dancers.