Sophie Cook Talks

Embrace change and be true to yourself

Sophie Cook - TV Presenter, Writer & LGBT Speaker

First ever transgender news anchor in the UK and Europe.

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16326627_1620470044926825_1447659975_oThe first transgender newscaster on European terrestrial TV for Brighton’s Latest TV, Sophie is now the head of Latest LGBT+ TV, the UK’s 1st terrestrial LGBT TV channel. She is also the host of ‘Beyond The Rainbow’, a weekly LGBT news and chat show and is working on a number of exciting TV projects.

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The 1st trans woman to work in the Premier League as club photographer for AFC Bournemouth, she is an ambassador for Kick It Out and patron of Just A Ball Game? and has spoken at Wembley Stadium and the TUC.

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Sophie is also a Hate Crime ambassador for Sussex Police. Sophie regularly speaks at conferences about LGBT issues and consults with a number of major companies about inclusion and diversity as well as helping people overcome fear and live an authentic and passionate life.

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Her talks help businesses to understand the positive contribution of creating an inclusive environment for their LGBT employees and clients. Helping to reduce the fear of change that so often inhibits businesses and individuals ability to reach their full potential.

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Ex-RAF, motorbike racer, newspaper editor, Premier League football and rock photographer, self harm and suicide survivor and transgender.