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Rachel Horne (née Gibson) is a British newsreader, who is best known for presenting the BBC's children's news programme Newsround from 2002 until 2006. Currently, Horne is one of the key presenters on BBC News's business bulletins on the BBC News Channel.
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Horne grew up in Northern Ireland on the shores of Lough Erne. At the age of 18 Horne went travelling and taught English in Vietnam. After reading Law and Theology at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, Horne studied for a postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism in London. She married the comedian Alex Horne in 2005.
Horne joined CBBC's flagship news programme, Newsround in December 2002. Alongside Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes, Thalia Pellegrini and Adam Fleming, Horne was part of the bulletin team and the main reporter. Initially, Horne also presented spin-off programme, Newsround Showbiz until its axe in 2005 due to poor ratings. Horne left Newsround in 2006.
Following her departure from Newsround, Horne joined BBC Two's flagship business programme Working Lunch. Horne was a member of the team as its business reporter from May 2006. Horne remained on the programme until its relaunch in 2008.
After Working Lunch, Horne joined the BBC News Channel's Business News team in 2009. Horne became a regular presenter, often presenting the afternoon and evening shift. Horne currently presents Monday to Thursday throughout the afternoon and evening since her return from maternity leave in 2012.
It was announced in 2012 that the BBC News Channel's business bulletins would be axed as part of the Delivery Quality First scheme. Horne left the channel for a time after the move to New Broadcasting house. Horne reappeared presenting the business on the BBC News Channel during 2015 and now presents regularly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.