Andrew North - Questions and Answers

Name?
ANDREW NORTH

Age?
37

Where are you from?
UK

How did you get started in broadcasting?
RESEARCHER ON A BBC RADIO 4 PROGRAMME, THEN STARTED FREELANCING FOR BBC WORLD SERVICE

When was that?
1995/96

Why News broadcasting?
CURIOUS AND CONCERNED ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND ME AND I GET BORED EASILY

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
ONLY ON BBC

What is your Best on-air moment?
DONT HAVE A MOMENT, IT’S GREAT TO BE HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN COVERING MANY OF THE BIG FOREIGN STORIES OF RECENT YEARS

What is your Worst on-air moment?
DONT HAVE ONE…NOT THAT I WILL TALK ABOUT HERE ANYWAY

What would you like to do before your career ends?
STILL DECIDING ON THAT

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
FOLLOW YOUR BELIEFS AND INSTINCTS AND BE YOURSELF

A big thanks to Andrew for taking part.

Updated: Thursday 21 May 2009

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