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Duncan Kennedy - Questions and Answers

Duncan Kennedy


Where are you from?
Originally the Isle of Wight

How did you get started in broadcasting?
Applied to be regional News Trainee

When was that?

Why News broadcasting?
Always been very curious, or should that be nosy?

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
Just on the News

What is your Best on-air moment?
I like to think there are too many to mention

What is your Worst on-air moment?
I like to think there are too few to mention

What would you like to do before your career ends?
Become either Paris Correspondent or present a news programme

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Swim, fly and sleep

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Be very clear exactly which bit of it you want to work in. Tenacity is 90 per cent of it.

Other Information?
Lots of people claim to have the best job in the world. Trust me, I’m a journalist. I’m the only one who has.And the cheque is in the post for printing that.

A big thanks to Duncan for taking part.

Updated: Thursday 21 May 2009
Posted by Johnnie on Thursday 21 May 2009
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