Phil Lavelle – born 24 July 1981 in Liverpool – is a TV Presenter for Sky News and Correspondent at Al Jazeera English.
Prior to that, he was a reporter for BBC Breakfast.
Lavelle was a trainee journalist with Granada Television, before joining ITV Tyne Tees. He worked as a Programme Editor for two years, as part of the launch-team for the Al Jazeera English news service bureau in London.
He is a former Entertainment Correspondent for Sky News and a news correspondent and weekend presenter for Five News. He also had a spell as news correspondent and presenter for BBC London News. In 2010, Lavelle was hired by the BBC national network as a news correspondent for BBC Breakfast.
At Al Jazeera English, he has become an established correspondent in Europe and the Near East. He has reported from: the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Italy, Cyprus, and Israel & Palestine.
In 2014, he revealed on Twitter that he had been commissioned to make an hour long documentary by the channel on smartphone and device addiction, which he filmed in the UK and US. It was broadcast in fall 2014.
Name? Phil Lavelle Age? 27 Where are you from? Liverpool originally – now in London How did you get started in Broadcasting? I started doing regular work experience at Granada Television when I was 14 which eventually led to a job as a researcher. Whilst…
Phil Lavelle is currently doing overnights on Sky News. Phil is a former Five News presenter and reporter. He has also worked on Al Jazeera and ITV Central News. Phil’s Youtube Channel – www.youtube.com/user/philliplavelle
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