Pamela Ballantine started her career in broadcasting as a secretary in ocal radio station Downtown Radio, but was soon filling in as a newsreader and programme presenter while still doing her day job in the office. She then joined BBC Radio Ulster as a fulltime presenter for six months before joining UTV’s continuity announcers department.
While working for UTV she has presented a variety of programmes, including Farming Ulster, Telethon, The Ulster Schools Quiz and Hot Pursuits.
Pamela was the main presenter and reporter for UTV Live at 5.30, UTV’s successful news magazine programme which covered all aspects of life; from movies and concerts to health and legal issues. She also works as a presenter and reporter for UTV’s motorsports programme RPM.
Pamela is now a freelance presenter on UTV and U105 and an ambassador for UTV.
She also writes a weekly social diary column for the Belfast Telegraph.
Pamela was born and bred in Northern Ireland.
She enjoys watching sport including rugby, horse racing and motorsport. She is also an avid traveller and likes to keep as fit as possible on bicycle or horse, walking or swimming, and doing pilates and body balance while
socialising as often as possible.