Katie McGlynn to become face of online betting company Mecca Bingo after ...

She shocked herself by scooping the soap actor gong at the National Television Awards on Tuesday.

And Katie McGlynn has already landed her first job after leaving Coronation Street, as the new face of a new star-studded Mecca Bingo event.

The actress, 26, who quit her role on the cobbles as Sinead Tinker last year, revealed the news on her Instagram account.

Making moves: Katie McGlynn has already landed her first job after leaving Coronation Street, as the new face of a new star-studded Mecca Bingo event

Making moves: Katie McGlynn has already landed her first job after leaving Coronation Street, as the new face of a new star-studded Mecca Bingo event

She told her fans she was 'so excited' to be attending Mecca Fest in Blackpool on May 30, where 800 'lucky winners' will join her and celebrities including Jack Fincham, Charlotte Crosby, and Kelvin Fletcher for a game of bingo.

The rising British star also revealed she will be moving to Los Angeles to try and crack

'I've had some weird and wonderful meetings. All dependent on timing. I am going to LA to chase my dreams. If it doesn't happen it doesn't matter,' she told the Sun. 

Moving on: The actress, 26, who quit her role on the cobbles as Sinead Tinker last year, revealed the news on her Instagram account

Moving on: The actress, 26, who quit her role on the cobbles as Sinead Tinker last year, revealed the news on her Instagram account

Work : She told her fans she was 'so excited' to be attending Mecca Fest in Blackpool on May 30

Work : She told her fans she was 'so excited' to be attending Mecca Fest in Blackpool on May 30

'I would love to play that kind of sassy or evil role, someone like Harley Quinn.'

When asked about her legacy on the ITV soap, Katie remarked that people felt they 'knew her' after being in viewers' living rooms five times a week. 

'It's very familiar for people which means you can portray stories easily because everyone feels they know you. I think we got it across clearly.'

Bingo! 800 'lucky winners' will join her and celebrities including Jack Fincham, Charlotte Crosby, and Kelvin Fletcher for a game of bingo

Bingo! 800 'lucky winners' will join her and celebrities including Jack Fincham, Charlotte Crosby, and

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