June Sarpong(1977-), Television presenter and broadcaster
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Sarpong began her career as an intern at Kiss FM in 1996. In a career spanning over 2 decades, she has worked as a presenter for MTV and a host on Channel 4's T4 making her one of the most recognisable faces of her generation. In 2005 she secured an unprecedented access interview with the then Prime Minister Tony Blair. Her charitable work has seen her hosting the Make Poverty History event at London's Trafalgar Square with Nelson Mandela and Bob Geldof. She is an ambassador for the Prince's Trust (since 2002) and a co-founder of WIE Network (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) which supports female excellence. She is one of the youngest to be awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and charity.
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