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Rebecca "Becky" Heald (née Mantin; born 1980) is an English television presenter.

Born to Wendy and Richard Mantin in Norwich, Heald attended Norwich High School for Girls and the Sixth Form at Norwich School.

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Career

Heald started her media career at the Norwich and Norfolk commercial radio station Broadland 102. She then transferred to television with Anglia Television, firstly solely as a weather presenter, and then reporting and presenting regional programmes including the short-lived consumer show Late Night Checkout.

Heald then started to appear on the ITV National Weather, Five, Sky and on This Morning as an occasional reporter. From 25 February 2005 she ceased duties with ITV Anglia, and permanently transferred to the ITV National Weather team, working alongside Martyn Davies and Siân Lloyd, and replacing Chrissie Reidy who was moved to regional programming with ITV London.

Personal life

Becky Mantin married London Irish rugby coach Jack Heald in 2009. [1]

A keen surfer, Mantin was struck in the head by a fellow surfer, Robert Taylor; who was said to be a lover, on June 7, 2007 in Cornwall. She was pulled out of the water and initially rushed to hospital with concussion and slight memory loss. While at her parents home in Norwich a week later, she collapsed and was rushed to hospital for a brain scan.[2] Heald returned to ITV screens on 23 August 2007, however she was still experiencing dizzy spells and was signed off work again only to return to full time presenting early in 2008, and can be seen presenting the late weather forecast on ITV1.

References

  1. ^ "I met the love of my life by accident". Eastern Daily Press 2. 20 February 2009.  
  2. ^ "Weathergirl splits head surfing". The Sun. 19 June 2007. http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2001320029-2007280214,00.html. Retrieved 2006-06-19.  

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Rebecca "Becky" Mantin (born 1980) is an English television presenter.

Born to Wendy and Richard Mantin in Norwich, Mantin attended Norwich High School for Girls and the Sixth Form at Norwich School.[1]

Contents

Career

Mantin started her media career at the Norwich and Norfolk commercial radio station Broadland 102. She then transferred to television with Anglia Television, firstly solely as a weather presenter, and then reporting and presenting regional programmes including the short-lived consumer show Late Night Checkout.

Mantin then started to appear on the ITV National Weather, Five, Sky and on This Morning as an occasional reporter. From 25 February, 2005 she ceased duties with ITV Anglia, and permanently transferred to the ITV National Weather team, working alongside Martyn Davies and Siân Lloyd, and replacing Chrissie Reidy who was moved to regional programming with ITV London.

Personal life

Becky Mantin is engaged to London Irish rugby coach Jack Heald. [2] Previously engaged to a Mr Jonny Law. Unfortunately for Law Mantin decided that Laws' erratic behaviour was too much for the world of weather and they separated in 2006. Law was quoted as saying "Becky was the sunshine of my life".

A keen surfer, Mantin was struck in the head by a fellow surfer on June 7, 2007 in Cornwall. She was pulled out of the water and initially rushed to hospital with concussion and slight memory loss. While at her parents home in Norwich a week later, she collapsed and was rushed to hospital for a brain scan.[3] Ms. Mantin returned to ITV screens on 23 August 2007, however she was still experiencing dizzy spells and was signed off work again only to return to full time presenting early in 2008, and can currently (February 2009) be seen presenting the late weather forecast for ITV1.

- Awards - - 2009 - Weathergirl of the year - 2007 - Best hairdo on ITV

References

  1. Becky Mantin
  2. "I met the love of my life by accident". Eastern Daily Press 2. 20 February, 2009. 
  3. "Weathergirl splits head surfing". The Sun. 19 June, 2007. http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2001320029-2007280214,00.html. Retrieved on 2006-06-19. 

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