Journalist, broadcaster, Belfast girl
Award winning international journalist and broadcaster Maxine Mawhinney has had an astonishing career spanning over 40 years. From Belfast, she was a newspaper reporter before moving to broadcasting for BBC, ITN, SKY, GMTV and Reuters based in Ireland, London, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Washington DC. She became one of the most recognisable BBC TV news anchors presenting BBC News at One, the BBC News Channel and Dateline London. Among many highlights of her career were covering the Clinton presidency and single-handedly broadcasting across the globe on BBC World TV the night of the death of Princess Diana.