Fearne Cotton began her presenting career in 1996, at the age of 15, with early morning GMTV children’s programme The Disney Club, after winning a competition for young talent to present the show. After, Cotton continued with the show and with its replacement Diggit. She left in 2000, to concentrate on her other projects with CITV, including Draw Your Own Toons and Mouse, aimed at encouraging children to use computers.
Fearne Cotton joined CBBC in 2001 to present children’s science programme Eureka TV. From 2001 until 2003, she presented Finger Tips, an arts and crafts programme for children, which she co-presented with Stephen Mulhern. She later co-presented on CBBC’s Sunday morning show, Smile and on The Saturday Show. She has also made appearances in CBBC show Only in America, alongside her good friend and fellow presenter Reggie Yates.
Fearne Cotton and Holly Willoughby wrote an advice book entitled The Best Friends’ Guide to Life which was published in October 2010.