Born in Hull, she left in 1977 to work in television production at the BBC for the next thirty years. Her career included working in many factual departments including Music and Arts for five years. She moved to Bristol in 1991 working in the Natural History Unit as a Production Executive on a range of natural history series and programmes for BBC-2.
She left Bristol in 2003 and returned to Hull working for BBC Learning on a Digital Media project with schools. Eventually leaving the BBC in 2007 she has freelanced as a Producer/Director and studied part-time at The University of Hull. After 6 years she graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) in Arts and Humanities.