Sybil Ruscoe

Sybil Ruscoe
Presenter, Farming Today
Conference Chairman

Sybil has been a journalist since 1978, working on national newspapers and in national radio and television.

Sybil has worked with Dame Kelly Holmes Education coaching athletes and college students in social media and media performance and has worked with many organisations including the Jaguar, British Telecom, the Football Association, International Cricket Council, Professional Cricketers’ Association, UK Athletics, the England and Wales Cricket Board and British Cycling.

In broadcasting, Sybil presents BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today and On Your Farm where she has reported from ranches South Dakota, the pea harvest, the Dartmoor pony cull, a mega dairy and the snow drifts of north Wales.  She was part of C4 Cricket’s RTS and BAFTA award-winning team and became the first woman to present Test TV coverage in Britain.

For five years, Sybil presented Ruscoe & Co, the afternoon show on BBC 5 Live, where she interviewed thousands of people from sport, entertainment and politics.  Before 5 Live, Sybil worked on Radio 1, where she and Simon Mayo won the Royal Variety Club’s Radio Personality of the Year Award. She even fronted the legendary Top of the Pops and Radio 1 Roadshows.

Sybil is trying to write a play and a novel but gets distracted by her allotment.