McCollum, an MA graduate at the University of Dundee, began her career in broadcasting with Macmillan Media in 1997. She also worked as a researcher for CNN and as a newsreader on Downtown Radio.
McCollum joined UTV in March 2000. As well as presenting and reporting for UTV Sport, she has also presented UTV News bulletins and Sport on Sunday.
In February 2009, McCollum announced she was leaving UTV as part of a voluntary redundancy scheme at the station. In an interview with a regional newspaper, McCollum announced her intention to become a freelance broadcast journalist.
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