Sue MacGregor started her broadcasting career in South Africa. She first joined the BBC as a current affairs producer and then became a reporter on The World at One; subsequently she spent fifteen years as a presenter on Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
In 1984 she joined Today part-time as a presenter and then full-time in 1987 in partnership (variously) with Brian Redhead, John Humphrys, Peter Hobday and James Naughtie. Sue has also had her own interview programme on Radio 4, Conversation Piece.
Among awards Sue has won are the 1998 Radio Personality of the Year awarded by the Voice of the Listener and the Viewer. She also won a Sony award for Female Radio Personality of the Year in 1983.
Currently she is visiting Professor of Journalism at the Nottingham Trent University. In July 1996 Sue was made an honorary Doctor of Letters at Nottingham University and in July 1997 she was made Honorary Doctor of Laws at the University of Dundee.
In 1992 she was awarded the OBE for services to broadcasting.
In 2002 Sue retired from the Radio 4 Today programme and had her autobiography published "Woman of Today"