You're here: Home - Biography & Images - Michael Fish

Michael Fish - Biography and Images

Michael Fish was Britains longest-serving weather forecaster and one of the best known until he retired in 2004.

Michael joined the BBC in 1971, forecasting on radio. He then gradually moved onto television and became one of the BBC’s main forecasters, presenting across a range of services.

He has made many appearances on television and radio shows ranging from light entertainment to factual programmes including Tomorrow’s World and The Sky At Night.

In 2004 Mike was made an MBE, an award of which he is very proud, in recognition of his long service forecasting weather for the British public.

Sarah Wilmshurst presented the Weather across all of the BBC’s news outlets. Sarah joined the BBC Weather Centre in December 1997 and began broadcasting on BBC World and BBC Prime, then other channels from June 1999. She is married, to a fellow meteorologist, with a…

Helen Young was BBC Weather’s lead presenter until November 2005 when she left the corporation to spend more time with here family. Helen presented the Weather across all of the BBC’s news outlets. Helen first appeared on BBC West in 1992 and just a year…