Fiona Armstrong is probably best known as a newscaster and reporter but her career to date has seen her cover everything from sport to features and films. Award-winning, Fiona has been recognised for her long and distinguished career reporting on such subjects as the Lockerbie disaster, Aids orphans in Cambodia, the work of the Mercy Ships in West Africa, A Scottish River Journey and River Journeys and Reivers for ITV Border. and She is currently reporting and presenting for ITV's Borderlife and Lookaround programmes in Scotland.
Fiona Armstrong is probably best known as a newscaster and reporter but her career to date has seen her cover everything from sport to features and films.
A former newsreader and reporter for ITV, Fiona was a familiar face on all the main news bulletins where she reported on such events as the Lockerbie air disaster and AIDs orphans in Africa.
Leaving ITN, Fiona went on to work for GMTV, BBC world News, Sky TV, Carlton Food Network and NBC. During her spell with the latter, she became something of a globetrotter interviewing famous names from the business world.
Fiona currently presents the evening news programme for ITV Border and reports for ITV's Borderlife and Lookaround programmes in Scotland
She has also fronted series on the subjects of the countryside and local history. When it comes to films and documentaries, Fiona’s speciality is undoubtedly Scotland making numerous productions on Scottish clans, and the renowned Robbie Burns.
Passionate about cooking and fishing, she has written two cookbooks and two fishing books in addition to writing columns for various publications on the subjects. She even travelled to Alaska and Canada to make a film for Sky TV on the big fish that has so far eluded her.
Other career credits include radio shows for BBC Radio Two and Four as well as facilitating for numerous conferences and hosting a wide variety of awards ceremonies both in the UK and overseas.