Known best as the main anchor or co-host of numerous ITV Wales news programs, she also worked for BBC Radio Wales and HTV Wales.
After studying English at Royal Holloway, University of London, she began her career in broadcast journalism with the BBC's Welsh radio network.
An occasional actress as well as a television presenter, she appeared in such films as The Page Turner and Mayfly.
Her marriage to fellow Welsh radio and television personality Rhodri Owen produced a son named Gabriel (born in 2008 as the result of an in vitro fertilization procedure).
She and Anneka Rice both became well-known Welsh television hosts.