Sue Saville is a journalist and broadcaster, conference facilitator, medical symposium host, media trainer, PR trainer, media advisory board chair, corporate film-maker
Sue has hosted conferences for a range of organisations, including NHS Live at Excel, the Launch Dinner for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, RBS Healthcare, the Association for Healthcare Communications and Marketing, NHS Nottingham Hospital Awards Night, NW NHS Finance Directors, plus medical symposia at EULAR (Madrid), ESAI (Vienna) and the World Federation of Neurology (Geneva), as well as in-house pharmaceutical launches.
She has made corporate films for health and care sector companies, and for organisations in education, aviation, heritage, finance, retail and technology. Sue was Medical Correspondent for 12 of her 15 years at ITV News, where she also worked as a general News Correspondent and occasional News Presenter. Before being headhunted by ITN, Sue was Chief Correspondent at the breakfast broadcaster, GMTV, where she travelled the world covering major international events, including the civil war in Rwanda and the assassination of Israel’s Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin. Sue was part of ITN’s award-winning team highlighting the issue of MRSA and has several scoops to her name, including a live unscheduled interview with Nelson Mandela and the revelation on a foreign tour with Prince Charles that he gave up smoking aged 11!
After studying History at Oxford University, Sue took a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism Studies at Cardiff University, then worked in radio and television in Hong Kong before joining the BBC News Training Scheme, gaining experience in many BBC radio and television newsrooms. Alongside these roles, Sue worked for many years media-training Royal Naval officers, including the First Sea Lord; she continues to train top-level executives in media techniques.