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Simon McCoy currently presents on the BBC News Channel each weekday

Simon also occasionally appears on weekend bulletins on BBC One and has also presented Breakfast.

Simon’s career started at the Fleet Street News Agency but he soon found his way into Television in a career which has lasted over 20 years. He worked as Thames TV before joining Sky News at its launch in 1988. There he produced Sunrise before reporting across a range of topics.

Simon became the channel’s Royal Correspondent in 1991. Following this five year stint, Simon decided to move into the studio and took a job presenting the channel’s early morning strand Sunrise. Simon also presented the channel’s Tonight programme and co-presented live from Basra and Kuwait coverage of the Iraq War in 2003.

Simon is divorced and has one son.

Someone give that man a throat lozenges..

“Plenty more to come from here [St Mary’s Hospital] of course, none of it news, because that will come from Buckingham Palace, but that won’t stop us, we’ll see you later!”

At 8.28am, the BBC News Channel broke away from Breakfast as usual with Rachel Schofield in the Studio and Simon McCoy outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital.

The BBC has been forced to apologise after award-winning weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker was seen giving a one-fingered gesture live on air. The incident occurred just before 11 o’clock in a routine handover to the weather on the BBC News channel. After realising the mistake,…