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Matt Barbet -born 8 June 1976 – is a news presenter for Channel 5.

In 2003, Barbet joined BBC News, where he worked on various news programmes.

In September 2007, he joined 5 News. He covered some of the broadcaster’s main news events, and left Channel 5 in July 2012 to join ITV for their breakfast programme Daybreak, which he began co-hosting with Ranvir Singh in September 2012.

In March 2014, it was announced that the show had been axed with Barbet making his last appearance on the show on 4 April 2014.

During his time at Daybreak, Matt also presented a number of news bulletins for the national ITV News bulletins.

However, in 2014 Barbet left ITV News and returned to 5 News.

Claudia-Liza Armah is to join 5 News as presenter of the 6.30pm bulletin from the new year. The Sky News Presenter will replace Matt Barbet, who announced he is leaving 5 News next week. “It’s been an incredible decade, and I’ve been privileged to spend…

Matt Barbet is to return to Channel 5 News to present the refreshed 6:30pm programme: 5 News Tonight. After two years at ITV presenting Daybreak, Matt returns to present 5 News Tonight with Emma Crosby remaining the presenter on 5 News at 5. “I’m really…

News presenter Matt Barbet presented his last 5 News bulletin tonight. Matt, who joined 5 News in 2007, will take up a new role on Daybreak from September 2012. He will join Ranvir Singh to present the first hour of the programme between 6-7am before…

Matt Barbet and Ranvir Singh will be the new presenters of the first hour of ITV1’s Daybreak. The pair, who take up their new roles in September, will join the refreshed Daybreak to present the first hour of the programme between 6-7am followed by Daybreak’s…

Name? Matt Barbet Age? 29 Where are you from? Born in Chester, brought up in North Wales. How did you get started in broadcasting? Two weeks freelance at Red Dragon FM in Cardiff – and then post-grad at the city’s journalism school. When was that?…