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Armstrong, Fiona, 1956-

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    • Fiona Kathryne
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    • found: Twelve summer days, 2005:credits (Fiona Armstrong)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed April 21, 2017(Fiona Armstrong; Fiona Kathryne Armstrong; Lady MacGregor of MacGregor; born 28 November 1956 in Preston, England; British television journalist; Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries; author of several books and has written for newspapers and made television programs on Scottish topics including fishing and Scottish clans; as a child, lived for 10 years in Nigeria; became Lady MacGregor of MacGregor in 2005 when she married clan chief Sir Malcolm Gregor Charles MacGregor; studied German literature at University College, London; started career in local radio; joined BBC news team in Manchester in 1983; moved to Border Television as news reporter before becoming regular newsreader and presenter for regional news program 'Lookaround'; in 1987, switched to ITN as reporter/newscaster on 'News at ten,' 'News at 5:45' (later 'News at 5:40') and other bulletins; was one of the launch team on ITV breakfast station GMTV but left after only a few months; presented breakfast news program on BBC World before rejoining ITV Border as presenter of 'Lookaround' as well as presenter and producer on a number of regional programs for the station; one of the UK's best known female anglers, she has written two fishing books and made fishing films for Sky TV's 'Tight lines'; her series 'River journeys' was shown on the Discovery Channel; in 2009, she was announced as features correspondent for ITV Tyne Tees & Border on a freelance basis; returned to network television news in 2010 as a presenter for BBC News Channel; currently presenting 'Border life' for ITV Border; specializes in Scottish clan history; has made 20 films on Scottish families; in 2006, set up the first Border Reiver Trail in south of Scotland; currently writing a book on Queen Victoria and a family connection to Scotland) -
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