Emotional, inspiring., and glam; JACKIE BACKS FUNDRAISER.PRESENTERS Jackie Bird and Shereen Nanjiani Shereen Nanjiani (born. October 4 1961, Elderslie, Renfrewshire) is a radio journalist with BBC Radio Scotland.
Before launching her radio career, Nanjiani was the main news presenter at STV Central, having presented the news programme, Scotland Today since 1987. yesterday told why they are backing this year's Breast Cancer Care fashion show.
The broadcasters spoke of the personal experiences of the illness that made them agree to present the charity's sell-out fundraiser.
Shereen, 44, saw her mother diagnosed with the disease in January 1998, while Jackie, 44, had her own health scare.
Reporting Scotland Reporting Scotland is BBC Scotland's national television news programme. The programme first went on air in 1968, with three main presenters, the most famous being Mary Marquis. anchor Jackie said she was fortunate to have attended last year's fashion show. She said: "I go to a lot of charity dinners but this was by far the most uplifting event I have ever attended. It was fun, emotional, inspiring and glam."
Jackie was working in Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. on a documentary when she found a lump under her arm.
She got the all-clear on her return to Scotland but for 10 days she was terrified ter·ri·fy
tr.v. ter·ri·fied, ter·ri·fy·ing, ter·ri·fies
1. To fill with terror; make deeply afraid. See Synonyms at frighten.
2. To menace or threaten; intimidate. what doctors might find.
Shereen's mum Enid was also given the all-clear after treatment when the presenter pledged to support cancer fundraisers.
She said: "After my mum was diagnosed, I vowed to do whatever I could to help."
On Thursday, 16 models - 15 women and one man - will take part in two charity fashion shows at Glasgow's Radisson Hotel. All have been through breast cancer.
The show also raises money to fund the support Breast Cancer Care provides to people affected by the disease in Scotland.
Shereen hosts the evening show and Jackie the afternoon event.
THE Sunday Mail is backing this year's amazing Breast Cancer Care Fashion Show, which is sponsored by National Tyres and East Kilbride Shopping Centre. The inspirational event takes place at Glasgow's Radisson Hotel on Thursday. The show is now a complete sell-out but you can still make a donation to the charity by calling Breast Cancer Care on 0141 225 6654.
Happy to help: Jackie Bird