Bristol born Sherrie Eugene has worked in British broadcasting all her adult life. She celebrated 25 years in the industry last year and at one stage was arguably the most recognisable face of local TV.
First known for her signing ability which she learned from her Sister Judy who is profoundly deaf, Sherrie soon became an all round performer, presenting everything from community affairs to current affairs, sport to cookery, from travel to what's on, not to mention being anchor woman for the flag ship news programme HTV NEWS.
During her full time career as presenter, Sherrie cut out a role for herself as weather girl which she presented in her own inimitable style.
Sherrie has achieved outstanding success on and off screen. Beating off competition from C4 NEWS and BBC Newsnight, Sherrie won the top TV news category award for her documentary Windrush. She's also been the recipiant of various RTS awards over the years for her work on Community programme The Good Neighbour Show. In 2005 Sherrie recieved an Independant News Group award for her human interest series produced for ITV News, and last year she was presented with a Lord Mayors Medal for her work in the Community. Sherrie was also proud to receive a community award to recognise her work in Education from BECSG.
One of Sherries many highlights was being invited to Gambia - West Africa by the Gambian President Yaya Jamma. Presenting to a 15,000 strong crowd, Sherrie delivered her 'Breaking the Chains' Speech. This concept was to be the theme of Abolition 200 adopted by the Industrial Museum.
Sherrie spends much of her time supporting many charitable groups in the community and is Patron to Hearing Dogs for the deaf, Child Time, OSCAR, Bristol Athletic and South West Adoption Network. She also chairs St Nicholas Pastoral Council, UWE Diversity Committee and is a board member for The City Academy Bristol, and UWE.
With all Sherries community work coupled with her tv experience Sherrie is truely a class act and is enjoying juggling her freelance career between Sign Language Interpreting, Writing, Delivering speeches, and PR for Bristol Centre for Deaf people together with bringing up her 3 beautiful children.
Sherrie is married to Patrick Hart, former recording artist with the band Freshblood & now CEO of The Elevation Group, an innovative media and youth care solutions company working with local authorities and business across the UK.