Rachel Burden

Rachel Burden

BBC Radio 5 Live's Breakfast Show Presenter, Journalist and TV Presenter

Rachel is an award-winning broadcaster who presents the 5Live Breakfast show and BBC Breakfast – covering news, sport, business and entertainment. She’s been the anchor for major national and international stories including the US Presidential elections and recent UK terror attacks.”

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Rachel presents Radio 5 Live’s Breakfast Show alongside Nicky Campbell. She has travelled widely for the network, broadcasting from Rome, Dublin, Kenya, New Zealand and South Africa.

Rachel Burden is an experienced radio presenter, and has co-hosted the BBC 5live Breakfast show with Nicky Campbell since 2011. She has worked on the national radio station for over 10 years in a variety of presenting roles, and reporting from all over the world. Recent broadcasts include the death of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, and a trip to Afghanistan which included reporting from Kabul and alongside British troops in Camp Bastion.

Rachel also regularly appears on BBC Breakfast as a reporter and more recently presented their general election live audience debate.

Rachel began her radio career in BBC local radio, having graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in History and Politics, and trained in broadcast journalism at Cardiff University.

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Holiday training. We’re talking more water pistols than guns here. All for this: https://t.co/0DTYoeLXTQ #TeamRach @Rachael_Hodges @MCRBeatsCancer

Hello Twitter. Anyone know what these are? Found loads of them today on north Devon coast but haven’t seen them before... totally spellbinding although also a bit freaky ⁦@juleslhoward⁩

I am sure Prince Andrew is “appalled” with Epstein’s sexual abuse of women & children

I’m sure he was “appalled” when he visited him 2yrs after he FIRST got convicted

But Meghan, she eats avocado & that causes murder & drought


Hello - anyone know if there are Wales/Eng highlights anywhere later? Or if Ch 4 will have the game on catch up later? Trying to decide between beach and pub and it’s looking sunny... 🌞

Hmm I’m slightly concerned about how many people thought this was serious tweet. Must include emoji next time. 🤦‍♀️

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