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Roger Johnson is the main presenter for the regional news programme BBC North West Tonight, as well as a regular weekend presenter of BBC Breakfast.

He has presented and reported on all the top stories since he joined South Today in 1997 and had a stint presenting the sport on BBC News 24 in 2004.

Roger’s personal highlights include Ellen MacArthur’s record-breaking sailing performances.

The BBC’s [[Roger Johnson]] is to join BBC North West Tonight as [[Gordon Burns]] replacement. Burns is stepping down from the show after almost 15 years. Johnson, currently sports presenter on BBC South Today and occasionally presents on the BBC News Channel, will co-present the…

Name? Roger Johnson Age? 36 Where are you from? Born in Stoke-on-Trent How did you get started in broadcasting? Local Radio When was that? 1998 Why News broadcasting? Lots of variety. Plenty of deadlines. No day is ever exactly the same. Where else would have…

Ranvir Singh has announced she is leaving BBC North West Tonight. After five years presenting the regional news programme, Ranvir has decided to leave the corporation to join ITV’s breakfast show, Daybreak. She said she made the decision “after serious consideration”, adding that she “absolutely…

Gordon Burns has presented his last BBC North West news bulletin tonight, after 15 years in the role. Gordon joined the regional news programme in 1997 and has presented the main evening bulletin and the lunchtime bulletin, North West Today. In 2007, he was joined by Ranvir Singh as co-presenter.

Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her north London home on 23rd July 2011 at 15:54. [[Roger Johnson]] broke the news to viewers on the BBC News Channel at 17:39, and [[Samantha Simmonds]] broke the news on Sky News at 17:25. Samantha also broke…