Q and A – Questions - Questions and Answers

If you’re a presenter or reporter and would like to take part in a Q and A session, please email these questions with your answers to Johnnie@tvnewsroom.org – Thank you!

Name?

Age?

Where are you from?

How did you get started in Broadcasting?

When was that?

Why News Broadcasting?

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?

What is your Best on-air moment?

What is your Worst on-air moment?

What would you like to do before your career ends?

What do you like to do in your spare time?

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?

Other Information?

Updated: Wednesday 21 May 2008

Name Matt Cooke Age? 28 Where are you from? Originally Kingston-upon-Thames, but I grew up in Guildford, Surrey How did you get started in Broadcasting? During University, I wrote for student newspapers and websites, and contributed to The Guardian Newspaper. From there, I enrolled at…

Name? Anthony Murnane, deputy foreign editor and newscaster RTE. Age 40 Where are you from? Originally Greystones in Co. Wicklow but currently live in south Dublin. How did you get started in Broadcasting? I began writing for local newspapers and broadcasting on local radio when…

Name? Ian Fergusson, BBC Weather Presenter Age? 44 Where are you from? Stockton-on-Tees, (which was then in!) Co. Durham How did you get started in Broadcasting? As a biologist studying sharks, I made contacts within the BBC’s Natural History Unit and ended-up working with them…