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Lorraine Kelly presents `GMTV with Lorraine`, Monday - Thursday 8.35am-9.25am. Lorraine was named 'Presenter of the Year' by the RTS in March 2006.


Born in Glasgow in 1959, Lorraine took her Scottish Highers before joining Scottish and Universal Newspapers. In 1983 she joined BBC Scotland as a researcher, before moving to TV-am in 1984 as a senior on-screen reporter covering Scottish news.


In July 1989 Lorraine presented TV-am's 'Summer Sunday' programme with chief reporter Geoff Meade, and in February 1990 she became the main presenter of 'Good Morning Britain' with Mike Morris.

In April l99l she was awarded the TRIC Diamond Jubilee Award for New Talent of the Year.


Lorraine joined GMTV at its launch in January l993, and has presented a range of programmes for the breakfast television station including the main show with Eamonn Holmes. Lorraine took maternity leave in 1994 and gave birth to her daughter Rosie on 8th June, returning to GMTV later that year to present her own show, 'Nine O`Clock Live' – later extended and re-titled 'Lorraine Live'. This was re-named 'LK Today' in the autumn of 2000, and 'GMTV With Lorraine' in January 2009.


As well as her GMTV programme, Lorraine has hosted her own lunchtime show on Talk Radio. She presented 'A Family of Their Own' and 'A Question of TV', 'Lorraine Kelly's DNA Stories', and 'Liquid News' for the BBC. She has appeared on 'Have I Got News For You', 'So Graham Norton', 'Room 101', `Newsnight`, and 'Gok's Fashion Fix'.


Lorraine writes weekly columns for The Sun, the Sunday Post (Scotland) and Best magazine and has also has written two books in the 'Fun to Learn' series for pre-school children and 'Lorraine Kelly's Baby and Toddler Eating Plan' which was released in December 2002. In August 2008, Lorraine released her autobiography, 'Lorraine: Between You and Me'.


Lorraine has released three videos: 'Bringing Up Baby' (1994), a 60-minute video for first-time mothers which stars herself and her baby daughter Rosie; and three fitness videos, 'Figure It Out' (1998), 'Figure Happy' (1999) and 'Walk Off The Pounds With Lorraine Kelly' (2004).


From September 2001 – May 2002 Lorraine presented her own programme produced by GMTV for Sky One, which featured gossip, beauty tips and celebrity interviews.


Lorraine, an avid supporter of Dundee United, became Rector of Dundee University in April 2004. She is married to Steve Smith, a freelance cameraman. They live in Scotland with their daughter Rosie.

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