Colette spent more than a decade at the BBC, working as a national television news correspondent. She spent much of her time covering crime stories, hiding out inside The Old Bailey and did a stint as a political correspondent at Westminster.
Previously, she worked as a news editor at Sky News and started her career as a trainee journalist on The Journal in Newcastle.
Although she’s Scottish, she moved to England as a child and grew up in Whitley Bay on the North East coast. After living in London for too long, she finally persuaded her family to move bedside the seaside. She know lives in Hove with her husband and three children.