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Name?
Ian White

Age?
34

Where are you from?
Northumberland , born in hexham in 1971

How did you get started in broadcasting?
Hospital radio station Radio Tyneside in Newcastle

When was that?
1988

Why News broadcasting?
Always wanted to be journalist, tell stories and be on the telly

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
Radio Tyneside, BBC Radio Norfolk, BBC Radio Leeds, BBC TV Look East, BBC East at Westminster,

What is your Best on-air moment?
Presenting first Look North with Christa Ackroyd

What is your Worst on-air moment?
Laughing during a news bulletin and once having nose bleed during a radio bully

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Be focussed, keep enthusiastic, dont apply for jobs that don’t get you closer to your career goal, know your own limits

Other Information?
BBC journalist for 13 years; Look North presenter and producer; Look North presenter for 8 years; owner of TV-am name, brand, logo, tradmarks and intellectual property rights, run TV-am official website www.tv-am.org.uk

A big thanks to Ian for taking part.”

Updated: Thursday 21 May 2009

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