Gillian Burke

Gillian is a biologist with an eye and an ear for drama and storytelling. She joined the much-loved BBC seasonal wildlife series, affectionately known as ‘The Watches’ in 2018, and will be presenting Winterwatch, Springwatch and Autumnwatch from the Scottish Highlands alongside hosts Chris Packham & Michaela Strachan. Gillian may be a bright new face […]

Gillian is a biologist with an eye and an ear for drama and storytelling. She joined the much-loved BBC seasonal wildlife series, affectionately known as ‘The Watches’ in 2018, and will be presenting Winterwatch, Springwatch and Autumnwatch from the Scottish Highlands alongside hosts Chris Packham & Michaela Strachan.

Gillian may be a bright new face to TV presenting but she’s no stranger to broadcasting. Having earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Bristol University, Gillian pursued a career in natural history filmmaking, working her way up the ranks from Researcher to Producer/Director on several Animal Planet and Discovery Channel series.