Juliet Claire Morris
26 April 1965
|Alma mater||Hull University|
|Occupation||Journalist, newsreader and television presenter|
Morris was educated at Lady Eleanor Holles School, an independent school for girls in Hampton in West London, where she recalled the difficulties of being left-handed. At the age of eleven, she moved to a convent school (Mount St Mary, Exeter) when her family settled in Devon. She graduated from Hull University in 1986 having studied English and Drama.
After a spell on BBC South West's Spotlight, Morris went on to join the BBC children's news show, Newsround in 1990. She left the show in 1995 to present BBC Breakfast News for three years. She has since presented the Heaven and Earth Show. She was also the main presenter for the Here and Now current affairs programme and co-presented the programme 999, alongside Michael Buerk.
She was also the presenter of BBC's The House Detectives (1997–2000) where she and a team of experts, led by Dan Cruickshank, investigated the histories of houses belonging to members of the public. She presented the BBC overseas property show, Uncharted Territory (2006 and 2007) and she was formerly a reporter on Countryfile.