Jackie Bird

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Date of Birth July 31, 1962
Place of Birth Scotland
Age 58 years old
Horoscope Leo

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Jackie Bird is a Scottish journalist and newsreader, currently anchor of BBC Scotland's news programme Reporting Scotland. Bird is also the current host of Hogmanay Live in Scotland and appears on many BBC Scotland shows. She also hosts Children In Need: Scotland annually.

Born: Jackie Macpherson, Jul 31, 1962, Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Occupation: Newsreader for BBC Scotland
Years active: 1980 - present
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About Jackie Bird

Scottish newsreader best known for her work as an anchor on BBC Scotland's Reporting Scotland. She has also served as a writer and producer for the radio comedy series The Lewis Lectures and Having it All.

Before Fame

She got her start working for teen magazines and was the Pop Editor for Jackie magazine.


She is also a musician who has toured with the band Echo & the Bunnymen.

Family Life

She has children with her previous husband, newspaper editor Bob Bird. She got re-married to Robin Weir in 2007.


She was worked closely with Reporting Scotland presenter Sally Magnusson.

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Latest information about Jackie Bird updated on January 21, 2021.