Lorraine became known to millions as a presenter on popular early morning GMTV and currently hosts her own show GMTV Lorraine which goes out live four days a week. In addition, Lorraine has also been seen presenting a number of other shows including Parents Know Best, The Living Room and House Hunters. Lorraine is a regular columnist for the Scottish Post.
A native of Glasgow, Lorraine joined The East Kilbride News as a young reporter upon leaving school. She went on to become a researcher for BBC Scotland and just 12 months later, became TV AM’s Scottish Correspondent covering such stories as the Lockerbie bombing and Piper Alpha disaster. In 1989 she joined Mike Morris as the new TV:AM presenter winning the TRIC award for Best Newcomer in 1990. Other accolades include an RTS Award for Best Presenter 2006 and a ‘People’s Choice Scottish BAFTA. She was presented with an OBE for Services to Charity and the Armed Forces in 2012.
Lorraine continued with GM:TV until it’s demise in 2010 with ITV Breakfast taking over. She currently can be seen Monday to Thursday at 8:30am fronting Lorraine alongside Daybreak.
Other presenting credits include; Have I Got News For You, Friday Night Project and The Paul O’Grady Show while making appearances on such shows as; Question Time and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.
Equally at home on radio Lorraine has presented for Talk Radio, Radio 2 and BBC Scotland. She also writes a weekly column for The Sun And Scottish Post.
Away from broadcasting, Lorraine’s charity work has seen her take part in the BT Red Nose Desert Trek for Comic Relief.
is a Patron of Help For Heroes and International Cancer Research.
She is a committed supporter of Dundee Utd FC.