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Thursday, February 01, 2007

Is it just me?

Shelagh Fogerty, who presents Five Live's Breakfast show with Nicky Campbell, is a brilliant broadcaster. She's bright, well-informed, capable of hitting the humorous note and a terrific interviewer. She's not the only one on Five Live. The place is full of immensely talented people, many of them women. You wouldn't bat an eye if you passed any of them in the street. That doesn't have any effect on their ability to do their jobs. It's radio. But now we read Shelagh's taking a break and being replaced by Gabby Logan. Gabby Logan is a TV sports anchor, recently "poached" or "wooed" or brought over from ITV via some similarly meaningless verb, pictured above. Now call me a cynic....