Françoise Laborde holds two Master’s degrees, in English and in business law from University of Bordeaux I. She started her career in journalism in Brussels in 1979. In 1982, she joined RMC in Paris. She then worked as journalist for French TV : TF1 and France Télévisions Group.
She was appointed Board Member of the Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel in January 2009.
Françoise Laborde is Chevalier of the Legion of honour and of the Order of Agricultural Merit.
She is married and mother of two boys.