10 years at QVC and lots to celebrate!



I can hardly believe that I am writing this blog on my 10th anniversary of being a QVC presenter! I know that many of you already know as you supported me (I am forever thankful to you!) but if you don’t, I actually won my job as a QVC presenter in a talent competition that QVC ran called ‘Search for a Presenter’.

It all started with auditions held around the country where around 4000 people entered and from there there was a ‘bootcamp’ style day of further auditions then interviews which then culminated in an eight-week live final with the audience voting every week for who they wanted to keep. I actually never thought in a million years I would win it to be honest as I thought a lady would be likely to win.

For me it was just a way to get in the door at QVC and maybe become a guest so you can imagine my joy and exultation when I actually won!

Here are some photos of my winning night along with a little video that shows you some of the journey:


It’s been the best job I ever had and it’s also been life changing in many ways – I never take it for granted and I feel blessed every day I come to work at QVC.

So, that’s me celebrating 10 years at QVC but for someone else it’s their 20 year anniversary…. Kim Mendelson, founder of Kim & Co, one of our top-selling fashion ranges at QVC. Kim has special shows coming up for the anniversary and I am delighted to say I will be presenting with her for some of them. I have a real soft spot for Kim, as well as being an incredible business woman she is friendly, kind and a real joy to work with. Happy Anniversary, Kim!

Now, it’s not just old-timers here at QVC but lots of new things to enjoy too:

Hotel Chocolat, who just launched last month at QVC, are back! I have a show at 8pm 17th October and I do hope you will join me. They do special collections for QVC and if you haven’t tried their chocolate in one of their boutiques, it’s absolutely divine.

They even have their own cocoa plantations so they really are experts!

Also new at QVC, something great if you have men to buy for; I have been trying out skin and shave products from the British Barbers’ Association. As you can image, their range is designed to get the man in your life perfectly groomed, fresh and ready for Christmas and the New Year.

You will see this special collection in the ALL NEW Christmas Gift Ideas show with me at 8pm on 18th October. If you fancy trying your luck at winning a British Barbers’ Association bundle worth over £100, head over to Simon Biagi’s blog now!

And finally, something I did mention in my last blog that’s going to be launching in The Morning Show with me on 23rd October is Scentered – a range of candles and balms that all have natural ingredients to cultivate a particular mood or feeling. My favourites are ‘escape’ and ‘focus’. I will be telling you more with the co-founder Fay.

Especially for QVC they have created Christmas baubles, each containing a specific balm and if you can’t decide there is a set of minis with the full selection! I am loving this range – you will too and they will make great gifts!

Sending you big hugs, see you on-air soon and remember if you miss any of the shows I have mentioned, you can always watch the presentations afterwards on the website.

Here’s to 10 happy years at QVC!

Craig xx


  1. Michelle October 11, 2017 at 1:41 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations on ten years Craig. You are favourite presenter you are warm and very genuine not to mention funny. Here’s to another ten years!

    • Craig Rowe October 16, 2017 at 11:25 am -  Reply

      Hi Michelle,

      Thank you so much! That’s really lovely to hear.

      Have a great week.

      Craig x

  2. jilly October 11, 2017 at 2:40 pm -  Reply

    CONGRATULATIONS CRAIG how time flies when your having fun!
    Your sunny outlook, and funny personality shines through the screen, you work hard do a great job. Love your blogs too XX

    • Craig Rowe October 16, 2017 at 12:38 pm -  Reply

      Hey Jilly,

      Thank you for your lovely message, really lovely to hear. Great to hear you enjoy my blogs as well.

      Many thanks

      Craig x

  3. Alison Peacock October 11, 2017 at 4:24 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig! You are an excellent presenter. Here’s to the next 10 years! xx

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:04 am -  Reply

      Hi Alison,

      Thank you so much for your comment. That’s very kind of you.

      Take care, Craig x

  4. Debbie October 11, 2017 at 4:51 pm -  Reply

    Oh Craig,I watched you win and was so happy for you,seeing that again bought a tear to my eye,you are a very charismatic person,congratulations on 10 years..big hugs Debbie xx

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:07 am -  Reply

      Hey Debbie,

      Thank you! That’s so nice. I can’t believe it was 10 years ago!

      Big hugs back, Craig ?

  5. Charlotte October 11, 2017 at 5:03 pm -  Reply

    You’re a great presenter, Craig! x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:07 am -  Reply

      Thanks Charlotte! Craig x

  6. Susan October 11, 2017 at 6:02 pm -  Reply

    Hi Craig,
    Happy anniversary! I’m so pleased you won because you are s joy! You are one of the best! I can’t stand the gushy presentations and you never do that. I think a lot of people don’t like to be preached to or pushed and I’m so glad you don’t do that! Enjoy your next 10 years!x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:13 am -  Reply

      Hi Susan,

      Thank you for your lovely comment!! That is really great to hear. I really love my job and its great that I can just be myself ?. Hope all is well with you.

      Craig x

  7. Mrs Judith Dunster October 11, 2017 at 6:35 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig xx

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:14 am -  Reply

      Many thanks Judith x

  8. Mavis Taylor October 11, 2017 at 6:47 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Graig he’s to the next 10 years I remember when you first came on to our TV screens you always seem to have fun. I have also watched and bought Kim’s clothes I only wear Kim and co I must have about 350 +pieces of hers and still buying so please say Congratulations to Kim I will have to watch for the both of you on my Tv you will brighten the day for me.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:22 am -  Reply

      Hello Mavis,

      Thank you so much for your message, it was lovely to hear from you. It’s great to hear you enjoy watching me on the TV. I’ll do my best to pass on your message to Kim the next time I see her.

      Many thanks

      Craig x

  9. Lisa October 11, 2017 at 7:51 pm -  Reply

    10 years! I can’t believe it was that long ago.
    I love how you passionate you are about the products you present, your enthusiasm and genuine likability make you a pleasure to watch.
    Here’s to the next 10!
    Love, health and happiness
    Lisa xx

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:24 am -  Reply

      Hey Lisa,

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment. I really enjoy my job, so that is really lovely to hear.

      Hope you’re well and thanks again.

      Craig x

  10. Janet Hood October 11, 2017 at 8:07 pm -  Reply

    Well done on 10 years with QVC. It really doesn’t seem that long ago! You always seem so happy, you’re a joy to watch.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:26 am -  Reply

      Hey Janet,

      Thanks for your comment. It really doesn’t seem like 10 years does it! I must say, I’ve really enjoyed it.

      Thanks and take care, Craig x

  11. Christine Milnes October 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig you are a great presenter and one of my favourites and a great personality hear to another 10 years.x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:27 am -  Reply

      Thank you for your kind words Christine, that’s really nice of you.

      Craig x

  12. Claire Sutton October 11, 2017 at 9:30 pm -  Reply

    Aaaaah our gorgeous Craigy…can’t imagine QVC without you my Darling , your joy, bubbliness , kindness and natural talent make you a superstar through and through xxx all love Claire with the hair!! X

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:30 am -  Reply

      Thanks my Darling Claire! Couldn’t imagine it without you either! Really can’t believe it’s been 10 years!!! Xx

  13. Angela Dunne October 11, 2017 at 9:56 pm -  Reply

    Happy 10th anniversary Craig !
    I really enjoy your presentations on QVC ,you are such a happy person , who brightens up my day x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:31 am -  Reply

      Thanks Angela!

      It is honestly so lovely to hear I brighten up your day! I hope I can continue to do so. Take care.

      Craig x

  14. emma October 11, 2017 at 11:24 pm -  Reply

    Love watching you.Such a wonderful presenter.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:33 am -  Reply

      Thank you Emma, that’s really nice of you ?. Craig

  15. Karen Kavanagh October 11, 2017 at 11:27 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig …I always enjoy seeing you on QVC …you have a very calming yet vibrant personality …and your voice is lovely …xxx

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:34 am -  Reply

      Thanks Karen and great to hear from you!

      That is so lovely to hear as I love what I do.

      Hope you’re well

      Craig x

  16. Josephine Jennings October 12, 2017 at 6:46 am -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig, ten years. I remember watching you on the final. Ten years though it doesn’t seem so long!

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:36 am -  Reply

      Hey Josephine! It really doesn’t seem that long does it! Thank you so much and it’s great you watched the final all those years ago.

      Craig ?

  17. Lucy October 12, 2017 at 7:01 am -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig!you haven’t changed a bit!Love watching your shows.
    Best wishes LucyX

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:37 am -  Reply

      Hi Lucy,

      Thank you so much. That’s great to hear and it’s really good to know you enjoy the shows.

      Take care, Craig x

  18. marie October 12, 2017 at 8:01 am -  Reply

    Dear Craig I remember voting for you as far as I was concerned there was no contest! You had a lovely relaxed friendly style that you still have today. So big congratulations ??? Marie xx

  19. Maureen October 12, 2017 at 9:26 am -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig.Can’t believe it’s ten years.I voted for you.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:39 am -  Reply

      Hey Maureen! That’s great! Thanks for voting for me back then!

      Thanks and take care


  20. Rosaline Greening October 12, 2017 at 10:12 am -  Reply

    Mandy congratulations Craig 10 years can’t believe it here’s to many more ?

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:41 am -  Reply

      Thanks Rosaline! Yes it’s flown by hasn’t it!

      Thank you!!

      Craig ?

  21. Rosalind perkins October 12, 2017 at 11:20 am -  Reply

    Well done Craig! You are a fantastic presenter, and you always come across as a caring, genuine person. Keep up the good work!

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:43 am -  Reply

      Hi Rosalind,

      Many thanks and so great to hear as I really love what I do.

      Thanks, Craig ?

  22. Antoinette Browne October 12, 2017 at 12:26 pm -  Reply

    Craig congratulations,you are a wonderful presenter. Wishing you another 10 years. God bless you.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:44 am -  Reply

      Thank you Antoinette, that’s really nice of you.

      Take care, Craig ?

  23. Diane shaw October 12, 2017 at 10:57 pm -  Reply

    Keep up the good work Craig love watching you great presenter love di x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:46 am -  Reply

      Hi Diane,

      Thanks so much for your message and it’s really great to hear you enjoying watching me on my shows.

      Take care

      Craig x

  24. Sandra Jobson October 13, 2017 at 10:12 am -  Reply

    Congratulations on your 10 year Anniversary at QVC Craig x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:48 am -  Reply

      Many thanks Sandra ?! Craig x

  25. Jen Collins October 13, 2017 at 12:32 pm -  Reply

    Can’t believe it Craig seems like yesterday!!! Well done we love you❤ Here’s to the next 10 years

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:50 am -  Reply

      Thank you so much Jen! It’s gone by so quick hasn’t it! I’ve enjoyed it so much.

      Thank you! ?

  26. Teresa Karasavvas October 13, 2017 at 4:59 pm -  Reply

    CONGRATULATIONS Craig – you were so worth of your win and still are. Keeping doing what you do so well. You are a credit to QVC.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:52 am -  Reply

      Hi Teresa,

      That’s a really lovely thing to say so thank you very much.

      I love my job and am looking forward to the next 10 years!

      Thanks, Craig

  27. ADELE October 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig your a joy of a presenter and well a gorgeous person inside and out that shine through when you are on QVC “lovely Man!” Have a great celebration and heres to 10 more! ?❤️?XOXOXOXOXO

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:55 am -  Reply

      Thank you Adele! That is so lovely to hear! I really love what I do so it’s great to hear such amazing feedback,

      Hope all is well with you and enjoy your week.

      Craig ?

  28. Pat Griggs October 14, 2017 at 11:44 pm -  Reply

    happy anniversary Craig doesn’t seem that long and you don’t look a day older, must be all those great QVC poducts

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:58 am -  Reply

      Hi Pat,

      Thank you very much! That is really good to hear! Yes it must be all those wonderful face creams!!!


  29. Pat Griggs October 14, 2017 at 11:45 pm -  Reply

    happy anniversary Craig doesn’t seem that long and you don’t look a day older, must be all those great QVC products

  30. Kylie October 15, 2017 at 3:00 am -  Reply

    Well done!! Seriously 10 years?? Where does the time go?? You are such a joy to watch here’s to another 10.

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 6:59 am -  Reply

      Thanks Kylie! I know! It’s flown by! Great to hear you enjoy my shows.

      Take care, Craig

  31. Eileen Davies October 15, 2017 at 10:16 am -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig on your 10Years at QVC I remember that day .Wishing you another 10 years we are all like one big family you all do a great job been with QVC from day one and still shopping keep the good work up GodBless. Xx one happy customer lol

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 7:03 am -  Reply

      Hey Eileen,

      Great to hear from you and so lovely to know you watched the day I won!

      Thanks for all your support ?


  32. Ann Hunter October 15, 2017 at 10:35 am -  Reply

    Congratulations Craig the years have flown by, its like you have always been with us. Love watching your shows always fun xxx

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 7:05 am -  Reply

      Thanks Ann! It really does feel that way doesn’t it!

      So great to hear you enjoy my shows!

      Take care, Craig xx

  33. Susan October 15, 2017 at 7:09 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations on your ten year anniversary. You are my favourite presenter. You bring so much fun and enjoyment to your shows. I remember one of your shows where you had to balance some glasses on a tray. You were presenting a mat to stop them sliding. It was hilarious, it made me roar with laughter but no glasses were broken. Here’s to the next ten years.

    Susan from Warwick x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 7:08 am -  Reply

      Hi Susan,

      Thank you so much for your comment and your kind words, that’s so lovely to hear!

      I remember that show! ?. Hope I can keep you entertained over the next 10 years.

      Have a lovely week and take care

      Craig x

  34. Amy Dwyer October 17, 2017 at 11:34 am -  Reply

    Hi Craig,

    Congratulations on your 10 years! I have also been at my current job for 10+ years and know exactly what you mean when you say it is a blessing. We spend more time at work and with out colleagues than our friends and family, so we are both truly lucky to have jobs that we love going to.

    I remember you winning as if it was yesterday and was so thrilled when you were announced as the winner! The other contestants were wonderful, but your amazing personality, zest for life and enthusiasm is infectious and joy to watch.

    Here is to the next 10!

    Amy x

    • Craig Rowe October 21, 2017 at 7:12 am -  Reply

      Hey Amy!!! Thank you so much. It’s so true, it’s definitely a blessing to have a job you love!

      So great you remember the final, that truly was an amazing day for me. Thank you.

      Wishing you another great 10 years at your job also!

      Thanks for all your support and always checking out my blogs ?.

      Take care, Craig x

  35. Sharon October 22, 2017 at 9:10 am -  Reply

    Congratulations hun, it just wouldn’t be the same without you xxxx

    • Craig Rowe November 1, 2017 at 9:45 am -  Reply

      Thanks Sharon! That’s really lovely to hear! Sorry for the delay in my reply. Take care. Craig x

  36. Nedda Gori November 11, 2017 at 2:53 pm -  Reply

    Hi Craig, congratulations, you are my favourite presenter. I love watching you. You have so much personality. I hope I can watch you in the next 20 years.!!!

    • Craig Rowe November 14, 2017 at 9:08 am -  Reply

      Hey Nedda!

      Thank you so much for your comment, that’s really great to hear.

      Hope you continue to enjoy my shows. Have a great week.

      Craig x

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