Where are you from?
How did you get started in broadcasting?
As a researcher on Panorama
When was that?
Why News broadcasting?
I was in current affairs for over 10 years before I started presenting in news
Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
As a reporter on Newsnight
What is your Best on-air moment?
That’s for others to say
What is your Worst on-air moment?
Not realising I was on air and continuing to brush my hair instead of reading the headlines
What would you like to do before your career ends?
The list is endless
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Play with my kids
What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Don’t come into tv thinking you want to be a presenter. Work out what area of tv you’re interested in , get a job in it , learn all about it – and then think whether you still want to be a presenter
A big thanks to Fiona for taking part.
Name? Frank Gardner Age? 44 Where are you from? London How did you get started in broadcasting? I banged on a lot of doors, worked for nothing and wouldnt go away. When was that? 1995 Why News broadcasting? Its about everything Im interested in –…
Name? Fergus Walsh Age? 44 Where are you from? Brought up in Buckinghamshire of Irish parents who emigrated in the 50s How did you get started in broadcasting? At BBC Radio WM (Birmingham) When was that? 1984 Why News broadcasting? What attracted me then was…
Name? Frances Harrison Age? 40 Where are you from? London How did you get started in broadcasting? I got a job in the South Asian Region of BBC World Service Radio in Bush House straight after doing an MA in South Asian Area Studies at…