NEW YEAR'S HONOURS: Thanks for Games spectacular.
Sue Woodward, 45, originally from Huyton, has been honoured for the opening and closing ceremonies which paved the way for the huge suc-cess of Manchester 2002. Mrs Woodward is now the creative director of the Liverpool Capital ofCulture bid. Last night, the Gra-nada Television execu-tive said: ``I'm thrilled tobits.``I was told in Novem-ber and have had to keepit a secret up until now but it has been so difficult.
at all and I am particu-larly happy that it recognises my work in broad-casting as well as in the Commonwealth Games.''
The former pupil ofPrescot Girls' Grammar School started her career on the Huyton Reporter. She then moved to the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo in 1982, working as a journalist in head office before being given charge of the Knowsley district. Mrs Woodward met her husband Brian, then the paper's crime report-er, now a journalist on the Daily Mirror, while working in Liverpool.
She then moved on toGranada Television, starting as a reporter, becoming a producer, then head of news and head of broadcasting. She is now on Grana-da's board with overall responsibility for com-missioning and planningand lives in Worsley, near Manchester, with herhusband and their 10-year-old son, Alex. She has been seconded from Granada to work on Liv-erpool's Capital of Cul-ture bid.
HONOURED: Sue Woodward is a former Daily Post and Echo journalist Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
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|Date:||Dec 31, 2002|
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