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Christine Talbot

Patron of Shantona

Christine is a multi-award-winning television presenter, journalist and host and has been one of the most recognisable faces and voices in the ITV Yorkshire region for almost three decades. 

Known for her warmth, empathy and authority, she has worked for both ITV and the BBC where she has fronted numerous live programmes, including the nightly ITV Calendar regional news for 20 years.  She is also a columnist in Yorkshire Life magazine. Christine has been a proud patron of Shantona for four years.