About Helen Drew

Helen Drew is an experienced television reporter and journalist. She has worked in TV for over eight years and has more than four years on air experience, reporting for the BBC and ITV regional news programmes, as well as studio appearances on Five News.

She is currently the reporter for the BBC Politics Show in the South East. She has reported on a wide range of topics, from elections to entertainment. Helen has secured many exclusives, including interviews with Mohamed al Fayed and a Muslim woman who spoke out against forced marriage for the first time.

She graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in English Literature and was elected President of the Students' Union. She also has a Broadcast Journalism postgraduate qualification.

Helen started her career at GMTV, where she worked for four years and gained excellent experience in news, entertainment and features.

Away from work, Helen loves travelling the world and is fascinated by different cultures and religions. She enjoys getting to grips with the local languages, with varying degrees of success! She is also a wakeboarding and windsurfing enthusiast.