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In the field of news and current affairs, Susan was involved and responsible for the coverage and reporting of many historic events such as the release of Nelson Mandela, both Iraq wars, numerous IRA bombings, the impeachment proceedings against President Clinton, the fall of the Berlin Wall and announcing the death of the Queen Mother for the BBC. Susan became a household name as the first woman to read the classified football results on British National Radio. She co-hosted the popular drive time programme, Sport on 5 on 5 Live with Jonathan Pearce.


When not in front of a camera or a microphone, Susan has written and produced her own documentaries.


She is a compere, conference facilitator and chair for corporate and charity events around the world, including dinners, award ceremonies and product launches.


Susan continues to webcast live with numerous clients – here with the British Swimming Team from the European Short Course Championships in Istanbul and hosting interactive webcasts for Lloyds TSB on Wealth management.


“Five Live’s sparkiest presenter, Susan Bookbinder…”

The Daily Mail


“Susan is dynamic, sharp and kindness personified. With an eagle-eye for the right question to get to the heart of any story, and calm professionalism at all times, Susan is a great and inspiring work colleague.”

BBC Broadcaster, Fenella Fudge

“Her smooth voice and calm tone carried the awards ceremony extremely well and I highly recommend her as Voice of God”

Musician, Adam Levitt

“Her ability to engage with her audience is second to none and I would have no hesitation in recommending her.”

Ruth Daniels, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Global Media & Entertainment


Listen again to LBC 97.3’s Susan Bookbinder’s report on the 75th Anniversary of Kindertransport – the trains that carried Jewish children out of Nazi Germany – a day she has described as one of the most challenging and emotional of her career.

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