SUSANNA REID

Journalist

Journalist Susanna studied Politics and Philosophy at Bristol University where she was also the Editor of the student newspaper, leading on to her studying a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at Cardiff. She started her broadcasting career at BBC Radio Bristol, and her first television job was at BBC News 24 working as a reporter, before moving to BBC Breakfast, and is now the weekday presenter with Bill Turnbull. Outside of work, Susanna supports charities including the Media Trust and in 1998 worked as a voluntary media consultant for three months in Sri Lanka for a charity which counsels victims of war, run orphanages and other social development programmes.

Susanna danced with Robin Windsor on the 2011 Children In Need, competing against other BBC newsreaders, winning the mini competition. Susanna will be taking part in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing and will be dancing with Strictly newcomer, Kevin Clifton.

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores TotalLeaderboard*
      CraigDarceyLenBruno   
1 Jive Shake A Tail Feather 6 7 8 7 28 =3rd (15)
2 Tango Locked Out Of Heaven 7 8 8 8 31 4th (15)
3 Viennese Waltz Annie’s Song 8 9 9 8 34 2nd (14)
4 Samba Whenever, Wherever 6 7 8 8 29 7th (13)
5 American Smooth Sunny Side of the Street 8 8 8 8 32 3rd (12)
6 Charleston Bad Moon Rising 8 8 9 9 34 =2nd (11)
7 Waltz You Light Up My Life 9 9 9 9 36 =2nd (9)
8 Paso doble Los Toreadors 9 10 10 10 39 =1st (9)
9 Cha cha cha Hound Dog 7 8 8 8 31 =5th (8)
10 Quickstep Good Morning 7 8 9 9 33 6th (7)
11 Argentine Tango Smooth Criminal 8 8 8 8 32  
11 Swing-a-thon Do You Love Me 6th Place =6th (6)
12 Foxtrot Can't Take My Eyes Off You 9 9 10 10 38  
12 Salsa Move Your Feet 8 8 8 8 32 4th (5)
13 Quickstep Good Morning 8 9 10 10 37
13 Show dance Your Song 9 9 9 9 36 4th (4)
13 Paso doble Los Toreadors 9 10 10 10 39 3rd (3)
*Leaderboard position in Week 2 is based on a combined score from Week 1 and Week 2 dances.

 

Week 13 - Paso doble

 

Week 13 - Show dance

 

Week 13 - Quickstep

 

Week 12 - Salsa

 

Week 12 - Foxtrot

 

Week 11 - Argentine Tango

 

Week 10 - Quickstep

 

Week 9 - Cha cha cha

 

Week 8 - Paso doble

 

Week 7 - Waltz

Week 6 - Charleston

 

Week 5 - American Smooth

 

Week 4 - Samba

 

Week 3 - Viennese Waltz

 

Week 2 - Tango

 

Week 1 - Jive

 

First steps

 

Introduction