As the managing director of Darlington Business Club, I’m thrilled to announce that the dynamic Rachel Sweeny, renowned TV personality, will be gracing the stage as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Darlington Business Club Celebrating Women in Business Awards 2024 on Friday, 28th of June 2024, at the wonderful Hall Garth Hall Hotel! 🎀✨

With her charismatic presence and wealth of experience in the entertainment industry, Rachel will inspire and captivate our audience. Join us for an evening of celebration, empowerment, and inspiration as we honour the incredible achievements of women in business in County Durham.

Rachel Sweeney is an established broadcast journalist with 15 years’ experience producing, reporting and presenting news, human interest features and entertainment television.

Rachel is a confident one-woman video reporting crew. She produces content, self-shoots and edits on both Avid and Premier Pro.

Rachel is a trusted professional operating within national and regional news including a decade-long career presenting the Daybreak and Good Morning Britain news headlines on ITV for the Tyne Tees and Border regions and Channel 5.

Rachel Sweeney | TV Personality | Darlington Business Club Celebrating Women in Business Awards Guest Speaker

Rachel said: β€œI know the region and I am very grateful the region knows me. I have joined families for breakfast before the school-run and worked with business professionals and political leaders. It is a privilege to have such a strong relationship within regional and local communities.”

A proactive user of social media, Rachel has more than 17k followers on Twitter including Piers Morgan; Lord Sugar, Susanne Reid, Eamonn Holmes and Denise Welch as well as numerous TV personalities, business leaders, politicians and writers.

Outside of television broadcasting, Rachel is well known on the entertainment circuit for hosting award ceremonies and red-carpet events for businesses and charities. Anyone who has seen Rachel perform on stage will also know she is an accomplished vocalist. Rachel enjoys singing jazz music and covers musical icons such as Nina Simone and Patsy Cline.

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