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Sian Williams

Journalism

Building resilience in a time of Covid

This was originally written for ‘Broadcast’ magazine and staff at ITN but hopefully, these tips will apply to everyone who wants help during dark times Resilience is in-built Those who work in broadcasting are a resilient bunch. We have…

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ITN Wellbeing: Coping with Grief

Sian Williams, anchor for 5 News and qualified therapist and counsellor, is also in her final year of a Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. She’s been counselling individuals and families for the past few years, has an MSc in…

Book

Oxford Literary Festival and the ‘and finally..’

I do love audience questions. They get to the nub of things. They make you think. And some really seem to come from left-field. I was in the Corpus Christi lecture hall this morning, to talk to readers of…

Broadcast

Sian Williams joins ITN as Chief Anchor for 5 News

Veteran BBC presenter Sian Williams is to be the new face of Channel 5’s flagship evening news programme. Williams, who has worked at the BBC for almost three decades, takes over from Emma Crosby. The departure of Williams is…

Print

Radio Times – ‘The Best Days of My Life’

After Essex, Yorkshire and London’s East End, the latest in Channel 4’s Educating … documentary series is set in Wales. Joy Ballard – the Head of Willows High School in Cardiff, talks to Sian Williams about why she agreed…

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Sunday Telegraph – How to Rewire Your Brain

I’m at the University of Cambridge and I’m having a panic attack. I can’t breathe, my head’s spinning, my heart’s going like the clappers and there’s a psychiatrist standing next to me and she’s the one that’s provoked it. Deliberately.…

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Viewpoint: Radio Times Boost Your Brain

What’s it like to lose your mind? Scilla knows. Day by day and bit by frustrating bit, her memory is failing her. She often can’t remember what she’s eaten or whether she’s taken the dog for a walk and…