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Jackie Lockhart – – BBC Olympics (1)

Jackie Lockhart – born 22 March 1965 – is a Scottish curler. She has competed prolifically in major international competitions for Scotland, and for the Great Britain team that competes at the Olympic Winter Games. She was part of the BBC’s commentary team for the…

Ed Leight – BBC Olympics (1)

Ed Leigh – born 15th July 1975 – is a British sports presenter, snowboarder, and commentator. In 2007, Leigh became co-presenter of the BBC’s Ski Sunday series with Graham Bell after his commentary at the 2006 Winter Olympics helped bring the snowboarding to life: his…

Chemmy Alcott – BBC Olympics Presenter (1)

Chemmy Alcott – born 10th July 1982 – is a former British World Cup alpine ski racer. She competed in all five disciplines: downhill, super G, giant slalom, slalom, and combined. Alcott competed in four Winter Olympic Games and seven FIS World Championships and has…

Amy Williams – BBC Olympics Presenter

Amy Williams MBE – born 29th September 1982 – is a British former skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist. Originally a runner, she began training in skeleton after trying the sport on a push-start track at the University of Bath. Although unable to qualify for…

Stav Danaos – BBC Weather Presenter (1)

Stav Danaos is a weather presenter for the BBC Born in Berkshire and brought up in Cheshire, Danaos went to school in Holmes Chapel before attending college in Hartford, Cheshire to undertake a BTEC National Diploma. In 2006, Danaos applied to join the BBC Weather…

Simon King – BBC Weather Presenter (1)

Simon King is a weather presenter for the BBC After growing up in Royston, Hertfordshire, where he attended the Roysia Middle School and the Meridian School, he graduated with a BSc in Environmental Science of the Earth and Atmosphere and then an MSc in Applied…

Sarah Keith-Lucas – BBC Weather Presenter (1)

Sarah Keith-Lucas – born 12 February 1982 – a BBC weather presenter. For part of her education Keith-Lucas attended Cranbrook School, Kent, a co-educational state grammar school. She took her GCSEs at Robertsbridge Community College. She studied Geography at Durham University (Collingwood College). Keith-Lucas joined…

Ben Rich – BBC Weather Presenter (1)

Ben Rich is a weather presenter for the BBC Ben was born in Plymouth and grew up in rural Devon, where the weather seemed to change on at least an hourly basis. He studied for a Geography degree at Southampton University, and then completed an…

Lorna Shaddick – Sky News Presenter (2)

Lorna Charlotte Shaddick is a freelance presenter and reporter at ITN, Sky News and Good Morning Britain. Formerly she was New York correspondent at Feature Story News and a presenter on France 24. Lorna on Twitter

Shannon Spake – NFL on Fox (2)

Shannon Spake – born July 23, 1976 – is a NASCAR correspondent and college football and basketball reporter for Fox Sports. Previously, she worked for ESPN where she contributed to SportsCenter to give pre and post-game reports, and also worked as a sideline reporter for…

Ellie Creed – Channel 5 News Weather (1)

Ellie Creed is a weather presenter on Channel 5. She studied Environmental Science at the University of Leeds and joined the Met Office in 2012, shortly after completing her masters degree in Applied Meteorology. Ellie initially forecasted at RAF Coningsby, and has also enjoyed working…

Katherine Nash – Channel 5 News (1)

Katherine Nash is a news presenter and reporter for Channel 5 News. Previously to this, she worked as a presenter and reporter with BBC Look East. On joining 5 News, Katherine said: “I’ve always been a fan of 5 News and I’m extremely excited to…