Hayley McQueen is one of the UK’s leading football broadcasters and is a current presenter on Sky Sports News. She is one of only a handful of females to have anchored live football from the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Cup, League Cup and Champions League.
Hayley started her career behind the camera as a reporter and then RTS award-winning producer. Her football knowledge and love for the game led her to successfully venture on screen as anchor on Manchester United TV for four seasons; where she presented and produced the news, daily talk and match day live build up and phone-in shows, as well as conducting regular weekly interviews with Sir Alex Ferguson and players past and present. She has presented many outside broadcasts from locations around the world including a daily live show for AlJazeera Sport throughout the 2010 World Cup tournament, with high profile guests and daily viewing figures of over 100million.
In her current role as a Sky Sports News presenter, Hayley thrives on being part of a live news environment and is regularly used to breaking the biggest stories. She also presents a weekly five hour show entitled ‘Sport Sunday’. Hayley has interviewed many of the biggest names in the world of sport, including Usain Bolt, David Beckham, Jose Mourinho, Sebastian Coe, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sir Bobby Robson, Sir Bobby Charlton, Dame Kelly Holmes and George Best to name but a few.
Hayley is a columnist for new football magazine Twentyfour7 kicking off issue one with an exclusive eight-page interview conducted and written by Hayley. Hayley is a prolific speaker, and a regular match day host for the FA and Manchester United. She has been involved in a variety of events including the United for Unicef Gala Dinner, Samsung Olympic Torch launch, Bobby MooreFund Quiz Night, Manchester United Player of the Year awards, Fashion Kicks at Sunderland AFC, Bobby Robson Foundation Football Day and the Hublot Manchester United partner ship press launch. Hayley was recently selected to host the FA’s 150th Anniversary in front of 350 FA bodies and also broadcast live on Sky Sport News.
Her first love is football but Hayley is also a fan of golf and rugby and a regular at Lancashire Cricket Club. She is actively involved with various ‘Football in the Community’ projects and has a BA (Hons) degree in PR & Marketing.