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Diane-Louise Jordan
Born February 27, 1960 (1960-02-27) (age 49)
Nationality British
Occupation Television presenter
Known for Blue Peter

Diane-Louise Jordan (born 27 February 1960) is a British television presenter. She was the first black presenter of the children's television programme Blue Peter, being involved in the programme from 25 January 1990 until 26 February 1996, making her its fourth longest-serving female presenter (after Konnie Huq, Valerie Singleton and Lesley Judd).

Jordan is a trained actress, with a degree in Theatre Arts. She turned down a role in the British soap opera Coronation Street for her job on Blue Peter.

Jordan is a Christian, and can currently be seen presenting BBC1's religious programme, Songs of Praise. She has also done a lot of work for charity, which includes being a vice-president of Action for Children (formerly known as National Children's Home.)

On 20 July 2007 she married violinist Giles Broadbent at the chapel of Rugby School (Warwickshire). In 2008 she became a confidence coach to ex Death Row convict Kenny Richey, helping him to adjust to life after being released.

Jordan is a keen skier, who was taken off the slopes by helicopter in Verbier after sustaining leg injuries during a January 2008 holiday.

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Preceded by
Caron Keating
Blue Peter Presenter No. 19
Succeeded by
Romana D'Annunzio


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