Kirsty Young is a Scottish television and radio presenter, best known for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Desert Island Discs’.

Kirsty was one of the original newsreaders on Channel 5’s ‘5 News’ and has also presented ‘Crime Watch’ on BBC One.

The ‘Influential Women Podcast’ discusses Kirsty’s life, work, passions, motivations, favourite castaways and influences and is co-produced by presenter Nicki Bannerman and audio producer Juliette Nicholls.