Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes

Elizabeth Greenwood-Hughes (née Greenwood) is an English television presenter working for the BBC. As of 2012 she is a regular presenter of Sports News on the BBC News Channel and the BBC Weekend News.


She studied film and photography at Salisbury College of Art, which became Wiltshire College.[1]

Presenting career

After working on BBC South Today she presented Newsround, the children's current affairs show on BBC One between 2001 and 2005. She co-presented the show's 30th Anniversary edition with original presenter John Craven. She then went on to present Sportsround on BBC Two from 2005, with co-host Jake Humphrey.

Moving to sports presenting, she was part of the BBC's presenting line-up at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics and the 2006 Turin and 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.[2]

She then worked on The Football League Show, a highlights show covering all the lower English leagues on Saturday night.

Personal life

In 2005, Greenwood married Geraint Hughes, a former BBC News Sports Correspondent,[3] who later joined Sky Sports.[4] They have two children.

She once played for the England mixed hockey team and still plays for her local club. She regularly jogs alongside her dog Zededee, a rescue lurcher, and has completed the London Marathon.[1]


  1. "MPC Entertainment". Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  2. 2010 Grand National in HD – a first for UK horse racing BBC Press Office, 29 March 2010
  3. Rum tale at Hen Party Worthing Herald, 5 May 2005
  4. Tackling the Recession Blogs & Opinion, Sky Sports, 27 March 2009

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