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Gordon Burns is the main presenter of BBC North West Tonight, presenting the bulletin most weekdays.

Gordon has presented the 1330 and 1830 bulletins since 1997. Prior to working at North West Tonight, Gordon spent 18 years as host of The Krypton Factor. Gordon’s other credits include work for World in Action, Ulster Television and in radio, for the Today programme and Sports Report.

Married with a teenage daughter and a son that has followed him into television, Gordon watches football at Old Trafford and Anfield and is taking up golf.

Gordon Burns has presented his last BBC North West news bulletin tonight, after 15 years in the role. Gordon joined the regional news programme in 1997 and has presented the main evening bulletin and the lunchtime bulletin, North West Today. In 2007, he was joined by Ranvir Singh as co-presenter.

Ranvir Singh has announced she is leaving BBC North West Tonight. After five years presenting the regional news programme, Ranvir has decided to leave the corporation to join ITV’s breakfast show, Daybreak. She said she made the decision “after serious consideration”, adding that she “absolutely…

The BBC’s [[Roger Johnson]] is to join BBC North West Tonight as [[Gordon Burns]] replacement. Burns is stepping down from the show after almost 15 years. Johnson, currently sports presenter on BBC South Today and occasionally presents on the BBC News Channel, will co-present the…

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Ranvir Singh is joining BBC North West Tonight has a presenter, The BBC announced today. Singh will present alongside Gordon Burns from Monday 10 September 2007 as part of a major re-launch of the programme. Ranvir Singh, who is already a familiar face on breakfast…