Sports presenter Clare Balding has been awarded an OBE for services to broadcasting and journalism.
Balding was recently awarded a BAFTA for outstanding achievement in factual presenting in recognition of her widely-praised Olympic coverage.
She said today: "It has been a year of unexpected delights. This is the pinnacle."
Welsh comedian Rob Brydon and classical singer and television presenter Aled Jones are among those named.
Actors, popstars, business leaders and a former ITV News presenter are among those honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours