Broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky will host this year’s Jersey Business Awards for Enterprise, Gala Evening in June.
Ms Kaplinsky is well known as a presenter of ITV news programmes, as well as a vast range of other network television programmes on BBC and Channel 5. She will anchor the Awards for Enterprise gala evening to be held at Fort Regent on 13th June. The event is the pinnacle of a week-long series of events celebrating business in Jersey.
As well as her news broadcasting CV, Ms Kaplinsky co-hosted BBC Breakfast and Children in Need, and has presented The BBC Proms and New Year Live. She grabbed the headlines for winning the first series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Jersey Business chief executive Andy Cook said, “We are delighted that Natasha Kaplinsky has agreed to host this year’s Jersey Business Awards for Enterprise gala evening. The event is the most important celebration of business and enterprise in Jersey and to have someone of Natasha’s standing and reputation to guide us through the evening is a real honour. With a strong field of candidates for the award categories, it promises to be a very exciting evening.”
Tickets are now on sale for the event, available through Jersey Business’s online portal at www.jerseybusiness.je powered by 365 Tickets, the Jersey-based event and ticketing business. This year people wishing to attend will have the opportunity to buy individual tickets, or take tables of 10 or 12 seats.