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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