BBC News Former Presenters

Rachael Bland (née Hodges) currently presents the news 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 first reading the news on… 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 Westcountry news in Plymouth, Devon… 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 joining the BBC News channel… 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 2009. Crosby joined Sky News… 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 Television Society Journalism awards.

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 one of the main presenters… 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 including the BBC One, Six… 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 of the Year in the… Read more

Martin Popplewell currently co-presents the weekend 5pm-12midnight shift with Lucy Alexander 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 first time with the local… Read more

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