BBC News Former Presenters

Rachael Bland (née Hodges) is a former presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC North West Tonight. After training as a broadcast journalist, Bland presented news bulletins on BBC Wiltshire. She then moved to BBC Radio 5 Live, at… Read more

Juliet Dunlop is a British television journalist and newsreader working for STV in East Central Scotland. She previously appeared as a presenter for the BBC, appearing on the BBC News channel, BBC World News and BBC One daytime updates. Before… Read more

James Dagwell is a producer at BBC News He started as a news desk assistant on GMTV; then became one of the UK’s first videojournalists for a London cable news station in 1997; then a presenter and reporter for ITV… Read more

Emma Crosby is a former presenter of Channel 5 News. Prior to this she worked as a relief presenter on the BBC News Channel and presented for CNN. Previously, she was a presenter on GMTV, for 18 months from January… Read more

Jeremy Paxman is a former presenter of BBC Newsnight. He joined Newsnight in 1989. Prior to this, Jeremy worked on Breakfast News and as a reporter for Panorama. In 2002 Jeremy was named presenter of the year at the Royal… Read more

Valerie Sanderson was a presenter for BBC News 24. She was a presenter at the channel’s launch and mainly presented the afternoon 1-4pm slot alongside Bill Turnbull or Chris Eakin. She still occasionally fills in on the channel.

Stephen Cole is to be the main male news anchor, based in London, at the soon-to-launch Al-Jazeera International. He will present news bulletins alongside former ITV Newscaster Felicity Barr. Prior to joining Al-Jazeera, Stephen worked at the BBC. He was… Read more

Philip Hayton worked for the BBC for more than 30 years before leaving the corporation in September 2005. Philip had been a BBC correspondent and anchorman for more than 30 years and presented all of the main BBC One bulletins… Read more

Susan Osman presented BBC Points West alongside Chris Vacher and also worked as a relief overnight presenter on BBC News 24. Susan left Points West in 2005 after 14 years. Whilst with the BBC in Bristol she was voted Personality… Read more

Martin Popplewell is a former presenter on Sky News. Prior to joining Sky, Martin was a relief presenter at BBC News 24. Before that, he fronted the lifestyle magazine show Five News at Breakfast with Katie Ledger.

Liz Pike was a relief presenter on BBC News 24. When Liz joined the BBC, she initially presented on BBC World before moving to its sister channel in 1998. Liz trained on local newspapers before joining the BBC for the… Read more

David Robertson co-presents Reporting Scotland most weeknights. David joined BBC Scotland in 2000 but he spent most of his career working at Network News based in London, holding reporting posts on World At One, PM and The World This Weekend… Read more

Anna Jones currently presents on Sky News. Prior to this, she was a presenter on the BBC News Channel. She joined the BBC in 1992 after working for four years as the editor of a business magazine. Whilst at the… Read more

Adrian Finighan is currently a News presenter for Al Jazeera English, based in Doha. From 2006-2010 Finighan worked as a news and business presenter for CNN International in London. Prior to this, Adrian worked as a relief presenter on both… Read more

Gwenan Edwards is a relief presenter for BBC News 24, mainly presenting in the 7pm-midnight slot at Weekends. Gwenan has worked at News 24 since 2000 and also presented the channels now-defunct travel programme Gate 24. Prior to joining News… Read more

Alastair Yates was a former presenter on BBC and Sky News. Alastair had been part of the BBC News 24 schedule since the channel launched and he has presented on its sister channel BBC World since 1992. As a senior… Read more

Maxine Mawhinney is a former presenter on the BBC News Channel. Maxine joined the BBC in 1996 when she joined BBC World and later BBC News 24 at its launch, initially presenting the overnight bulletins. She has also presented bulletins… Read more

Chris Eakin presents on the BBC News Channel Chris reported extensively on inner city riots and the rise of Derek Hatton’s Militant Tendency in the 1980s, and the fall of the North’s shipyards and coal mines in the 1990s. Chris… Read more

Justin Webb is currently a BBC Correspondent based in Washington. Prior to this, he spent three years working as the BBC’s Europe correspondent based in Brussels. As a foreign correspondent Justin has reported on the Gulf War and the war… Read more

Peter Sissons currently presents the 1-7pm slot on Saturdays and 4-7pm slot on Sundays on the BBC News Channel. Peter joined the BBC in 1989 as the presenter of Question Time, as well as joint presenter of the Six O’clock… Read more

Michael Buerk spent over 30 years at the BBC before stepping down from the Ten O’clock News in 2003. Michael came to the BBC after an early career in newspapers, including the Daily Mail. He spent over 20 years as… Read more

Anna Ford retired in April 2006 after 30 years at the BBC. Anna’s BBC career started with Man Alive. From there, she presented Tomorrow’s World from 1977 and worked on Network between 1986 and 1988. Anna joined the BBC Six… Read more

During his career, Andrew Harvey has worked at both BBC News and ITV News. Whilst at the BBC, Andrew presented on the main national bulletins as well as on BBC News 24. He also presented the regional news programmes, Points… Read more

Moira Stuart currently presents the morning and lunchtime bulletins each Sunday on BBC One. Prior to this, she presented the news bulletins on Breakfast every Monday to Wednesday. She has also presented many of the BBC’s main news bulletins including… Read more