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Keeley Donovan

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Keeley Emma Donovan (born 1983, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England) is a news and weather presenter for the BBC on local television and radio in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Keeley (born 14 May 1983) grew up in Tetney, near Grimsby, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire. Her father, Terry Donovan, played professional football, briefly representing the Republic of Ireland at international level. Her Irish grandfather, Don Donovan, also represented Grimsby Town and the Republic of Ireland. He managed Boston United from 1965-9. She also has a younger sister, Kirsty. She attended the Humberston School on Humberston Avenue in Humberston. At the age of 14 she presented programmes for Channel 7 Television, a local cable TV channel based in Immingham and affiliated to the Grimsby Institute. She did a course in Media at Grimsby's Franklin College, then studied for a BA at De Montfort University in Leicester. She returned to Grimsby to do a post-graduate Skillset Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at Grimsby Institute in conjunction with East Coast Media. She had worked freelance for the BBC since 2005, originally starting in Hull. She also started out at Propeller TV in  ( Wikipedia article )

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