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Nick Owen is one of the main presenters of BBC Midlands Today, co-presenting the main programme with Suzanne Virdee each weekday evening.

Nick joined Midlands Today in 1997 and has had a long and varied career. His career in journalism started on the Doncaster Evening Post. In 1983, he joined TV-am for its launch as sports presenter, but took over the main anchor role within eight weeks.

Nick then joined ITV Sport as presenter of their flagship programme Midweek Sport Special. He also hosted their Olympic and World Cup coverage, as well as a variety of other sports programmes, including athletics and boxing.

He moved to the BBC in 1992 to present Good Morning With Anne and Nick. When the show finshed in 1996 after 600 programmes, Nick presented a variety of programmes around the country including North East Tonight and The Football Show.

Nick is a self-confessed football and cricket fanatic.

Carol Barnes: A super friend who made every outing fun – Nicholas Owen Carol Barnes: She was thoughtful and loyal, and helped me come off the alcohol – Ed Mitchell

Former ITV presenter Nicholas Owen has presented his first shift for BBC News 24. Nicholas joined the channel from the ITV Lunchtime News to present shifts mainly at weekends although he will appear during the week as cover too. Nicholas presented the Saturday 10am-1pm shift…

Anne Diamond – born 8 September 1954 – is a radio and television presenter and journalist. She hosted Good Morning Britain for TV-am and the similarly titled Good Morning… with Anne and Nick for BBC1, both with Nick Owen as her co-presenter. Currently Anne presents…

BBC Midlands Today presenter Suzanne Virdee has announced her departure from the show. Suzanne, who joined the Midlands Today presentation team in spring 2001, will leave the show on Friday 30th March 2012. She had been due to sign a new contract, but said: “Due…

Suzanne Virdee currently co-presents the BBC’s main evening news magazine for the Midlands with Nick Owen. Suzanne was also one of the presenters of the news bulletins on Breakfast. Suzanne joined Midlands Today in 2001 as the presenter of the late evening updates. A year…