Kelly Michelle Anna Jobanputra, nee Stooke, was born on April 23, 1979.

She studied journalism at Bournemouth University, wrote for the student union magazine and hosted a student radio show in which she regularly dedicated songs to her friends on-air.

Kelly began her career on hospital radio and regularly volunteered at BBC Wiltshire. In 2000, she became a full-time reporter and spent 11 happy years at the station.

In 2007, Kelly left Wiltshire to produce programmes at BBC Radio 6 Music, then briefly returned to her home county in 2009 before working as a bereavement councillor and fundraiser for the Meningitis Trust in Bristol.

She married Vikesh in 2010 and moved back to Swindon, then worked in PR roles at the National Trust, Arval Vehicle Leasing, Swindon College, Oxford University and the British Computer Society.

She regularly wrote reviews for the Adver, wrote on Swindon Web as Mum About Town and freelanced for the website 365 Bristol.

A loving mother, daughter and sister, Kelly died on April 26 after being hit by a train around 3pm between Swindon and Didcot Parkway.

"Bright, clever, kind and driven": Service celebrates the life of Swindon journalist Kelly Jobanputra