You're here: Home - Biography & Images - Nick Dixon No Comments

Nick Dixon - Biography and Images

Nick Dixon (born 26 September 1971 is a Scottish broadcast journalist. He currently is a News Correspondent for Daybreak based in London

Career

In 1991, Dixon started as a copy boy in the newsroom of BBC Radio Scotland, moving onto typing up stories from reporters and correspondents and helping out on location.

Dixon joined Radio Clyde in Glasgow as a Production Assistant in 1993 and in the same year worked as a researcher on the BBC quiz show Catchword.

Dixon started with Scottish Television (STV) as a Promotions Director in 1995 where he scripted, edited, voiced and directed on-air promotional material, and also voiced live continuity announcements. During this time he created a Formula One news website – which won a BBC web award. 1999 marked the beginning of Dixon’s time with Scottish Television’s flagship news programme Scotland Today, starting as a production journalist. During his seven years at the station, he presented news bulletins, the weekend and late news, and also the main evening programme. Dixon reported on news items such as the Maryhill gas explosion, the Tsunami appeal, the opening of the Scottish Parliament and the Edinburgh Festival.

Dixon has also produced and presented a documentary on STV entitled Archie McLean: The Forgotten Father of Brazilian Football.

Moving to London in July 2005, Dixon joined GMTV as a news producer. He was promoted to reporter in November 2005 and during his first week on the job reported live from the Paris riots on the Champs-Élysées.

Dixon reported live from Times Square, New York on David Blaine’s world record attempt in May 2006. He was also the main relief newsreader on GMTV.

In September 2010, Dixon was promoted to News Correspondent for ITV’s Daybreak. From December 2010 through to July 2011, Nick was Daybreak’s New York Correspondent. He has now returned to London as a News Correspondent.

Twitter @NickDixon8

With less than a month to go till the big launch of ITV’s new morning show, TV Newsroom would like to confirm the known on-screen team so far. Following Disney’s decision to sell it’s 25% stake in the ITV Breakfast licence (GMTV), ITV confirmed it…

It’s May 6th and after 4 weeks of Election campaigning Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg will soon find out if they are the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom…. Or maybe not.. Throughout the next few hours the TV Newsroom will bring…

General Election 2010 Campaign: 6th April – 6th May 2010. Labour Campaign Correspondents: Cordelia Kretzschmar, Iain Watson, Jane Hill, Lucy Manning, Michelle Clifford, Niall Paterson. Conservative Campaign Correspondents: Ben Brown, Bill Neely, Carole Walker, Dharshini David, Joey Jones, Sue Jameson. Liberal Democrats Campaign Correspondents: Angus…