Lindley Gooden is a reporter for Five News.
Lindley joined Five from the BBC where he was a reporter for the Seven O’clock News on BBC Three. Gooden began his career in local radio as a reporter, presenter and news editor before moving to London to read the news for a number of national and local stations.
Lindley then moved to Radio 1 as a Senior Broadcast Journalist in 1999, covering thousands of stories across the UK and abroad over the next 4 years.
During ten years in news, he’s covered stories ranging from the Soho and Ealing terrorist bombings in London, the Soham murder inquiry, two General Elections, to the Queen Mother’s funeral.
Name? Lindley Gooden Age? 35 but don’t tell anyone Where are you from? Born Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, and spent my formative years in Northamptonshire How did you get started in broadcasting? While working on a Ph.D. in theoretical physics, I made the mistake of…