British news anchor and reporter known for her work with the BBC News and the ITN News Channel.
She attended the University of Sussex and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature.
She was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2013 for services to art.
She was married to Stephen Band from 1970 to 1975, Ray Gowdridge, with whom she had two children, from 1984 to 1992, and later, Sir Jeremy Dixon.
She was a part of the newscast that inspired Bob Geldof to create Band Aid and Live Aid.