Born and raised in Anstruther, Fife, Edith worked at her parent’s hotel before going on to study for a degree at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret College. Followed by working in local radio as both a producer and presenter for two years.
Having sent her show reel to MTV she was immediately signed up to work on MTV’s Daily Edition, as a newshound. This led to her co-presenting MTV’s Hitlist UK with another, then unknown, presenter Cat Deeley. Capital FM subsequently signed the pair up to present Cat And Edith’s Hit Music Sunday.
In 2003, she joined Radio 1 to co-host the Colin And Edith Show with Colin Murray. Edith flew solo in 2006, with her weekday Edith Bowman Show 1pm -4pm before moving to the Weekend Breakfast Show in 2008. 2013 saw Edith and Colin reunite for a 7 week run of The Bump Club for Radio 5 Live. In 2013 she also hosted the BBC Radio 6 Music 10am-1pm show every Saturday morning as well as the Sony Gold Award winning BBC Radio 1 Review Show every Tuesday 9-10pm.
A huge movie fan and respected film presenter and reviewer, Edith is regularly called upon to host Q&A’s and premieres for all the major film companies. She has presented the Scottish BAFTA’s for 5 years running and, as well as having hosted BAFTA’s own programming for the Film Awards, Edith presented the live BBC Three BAFTA coverage for four years including the BBC America red carpet coverage for The Britannia Awards in LA. Get in touch to book Edith to host your next event!