List of BBC newsreaders and reporters

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BBC News employs many presenters and correspondents who appear across TV, radio and contribute to BBC Online. BBC News provides TV journalism to BBC One bulletins and the rolling news channels BBC World News and the BBC News Channel in the UK. In addition BBC News runs rolling news network BBC Radio 5 Live and the international BBC World Service. They also contribute to strands across BBC Radio 4 and bulletins on all radio networks. The BBC has over 200 correspondents based both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

TV news presenters[edit]

National presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours
Bill Turnbull BBC Breakfast 0600–0915 Monday–Wednesday
Louise Minchin BBC Breakfast 0600–0915 Monday–Wednesday
Charlie Stayt BBC Breakfast 0600–0915 Thursday & Friday, 0600–1000 Saturday
Naga Munchetty BBC Breakfast 0600–0915 Thursday & Friday, 0600–1000 Saturday
Victoria Derbyshire TBA TBA (April 2015)
Sophie Raworth BBC News at One
BBC News at Six
BBC News at Ten
1300–1340 Monday–Thursday
1800–1830 Monday–Thursday (Cover for George Alagiah / shares role with Fiona Bruce)
2200–2230 Monday–Friday (Relief)
Kate Silverton BBC News at One
BBC Weekend News
1300–1340 Friday
Various times Saturday & Sunday (alternate) (Currently on maternity leave) (Dutes covered by Reeta Chakrabarti until further notice)
George Alagiah BBC News at Six 1800–1830 Monday–Thursday (Currently on long-term sick leave)
Fiona Bruce BBC News at Six
BBC News at Ten
1800–1830 Monday–Friday (Cover for George Alagiah / shares role with Sophie Raworth)
2200–2230 Friday
Huw Edwards BBC News at Six
BBC News at Ten
1800–1830 Monday–Friday (Special Reports)
2200–2230 Monday–Thursday
Jane Hill BBC News at One
BBC News at Six
BBC News at Ten
BBC Weekend News
Regular relief
Reeta Chakrabarti BBC News at One
BBC News at Six
BBC News at Ten
BBC Weekend News
Regular relief (Main duties are covering for Kate Silverton)
Sophie Long BBC News 8pm summary Monday–Friday
Evan Davis Newsnight 2230–2320 Monday–Wednesday
Kirsty Wark Newsnight 2230–2320 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Emily Maitlis Newsnight
Laura Kuenssberg Newsnight
Maxine Mawhinney BBC Weekend News Various times Saturday & Sunday (Lunch-Time News)
Mishal Husain BBC Weekend News Various times throughout weekend (alternate) (Joint covering for Kate Silverton)
Clive Myrie BBC News at One
BBC Weekend News
Various times throughout weekend (alternate) (Joint covering for Kate Silverton)
Nicholas Owen BBC Weekend News Various times throughout weekend (alternate) (Joint covering for Kate Silverton)
Ben Brown BBC News at One
BBC Weekend News
Various times throughout weekend (alternate) (Joint covering for Kate Silverton)
Simon McCoy BBC News at One
BBC Weekend News
Various times throughout weekend (alternate) (Joint covering for Kate Silverton)

BBC News Channel presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours
Sally Bundock TBA 0830–0900 Monday–Friday (From April 2015) Business Report
Ben Thompson TBA 0830–0900 Monday–Friday (From April 2015) Business Report
Simon McCoy BBC News 0830–1100 Monday–Friday
Sophie Long BBC News 0830–1100 Monday, 1100–1400 Friday
Joanna Gosling BBC News 1100–1400 Monday–Thursday
Ben Brown BBC News 1400–1700 Monday–Thursday
Emily Maitlis BBC News 1400–1700 Monday
Jane Hill BBC News 1400–1700 Tuesday–Friday
Chris Eakin BBC News, BBC News at Five 1400–1700 Friday, 1600–2000 Saturday & Sunday
Victoria Derbyshire TBA TBA (Early 2015)
Huw Edwards BBC News at Five 1700–1800 Monday–Thursday
Maxine Mawhinney BBC News 1830–2100 Monday, 1000–1600 Saturday, 1300–1600 Sunday
Gavin Esler BBC News, BBC News at Five, Dateline London, The Film Review 1830–2100 Tuesday–Thursday, 1700–1745 Friday, Various times Saturday & Sunday, 1745–1800 Friday
Julian Worricker BBC News, BBC News at Five, The Film Review 1830–2100 Friday, 1700–1745 Friday (Relief), 1745–1800 Friday (Relief)
Clive Myrie BBC News at Nine, BBC News, The Papers 2100–0100 Monday–Wednesday
Martine Croxall BBC News at Nine, BBC News, The Papers 2100–0100 Thursday & Friday, 2000–0030 Saturday & Sunday
Nicholas Owen BBC News, The Papers 0900–1300 Sunday (On extended leave)

Simulcasts[edit]

The BBC News Channel simulcasts BBC World News from 0100–0600. All week Hardtalk can usually be seen from 1230–0100. Sometimes other programmes such as the Daily Politics are shown. Part of this programming is usually shown on BBC One overnight during its 'closedown' hours. The 11:30 UK edition of BBC World News is shown on BBC Two Monday–Friday but not on Wednesdays, when Parliament is sitting and Daily Politics airs in its place. On weekdays, a version of World News Today at 19:00 British Time. The first half hour of this programme can be seen in the UK on BBC Four.

BBC World News presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours (London Time)
Mike Embley BBC World News, BBC News 0200–0500 Tuesday–Friday
Adnan Nawaz BBC World News, BBC News 0500–0800 Wednesday–Friday
Naga Munchetty BBC World News, BBC News 0500–0800 Monday & Tuesday
David Eades BBC World News, GMT 0800–1200 Monday–Thursday (alternate), 0800–1200 Friday (alternate)
Sally Bundock TBA 0830–0900 Monday–Friday (From April 2015)
Ben Thompson TBA 0830–0900 Monday–Friday (From April 2015)
George Alagiah GMT 1200–1300 Monday–Thursday (Currently on extended leave)
Stephen Sackur GMT 1200–1300 Most Fridays
Yalda Hakim Impact 1300–1430 Monday–Thursday
Lucy Hockings Impact 1300–1430 Friday
Matthew Amroliwala Global 1500–1630 Monday–Thursday
Ros Atkins Outside Source 1700–1730; 1800–1830 Monday–Thursday
Karin Giannone World News Today 1900–2030 Monday & Tuesday
Philippa Thomas World News Today 1900–2030 Wednesday & Thursday
Tanya Beckett Business Edition 2100–2200 Monday–Thursday
Jamie Robertson BBC World News, Business Edition 2000–2200 Friday
Katty Kay BBC World News America 2200–2300 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Laura Trevelyan BBC World News America 2200–2300 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Babita Sharma Newsday 2300–0200 Monday–Thursday
Rico Hizon Newsday 2300–0200 Monday–Thursday
Kasia Madera Newsday, World News Today, BBC News 0800–1200 Monday–Thursday (alternate), 1900–2000 Friday, 2300–0200 Friday & Saturday
Sharanjit Leyl Newsday 2300–0200 Friday
Peter Dobbie BBC World News 1800–0030 Saturday, 1800–2300 Sunday

Relief presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Channel(s)
Roger Johnson BBC Breakfast BBC One
Jon Kay BBC Breakfast BBC One
Sian Lloyd BBC Breakfast BBC One
Steph McGovern BBC Breakfast BBC One
Sally Nugent BBC Breakfast BBC One
Reeta Chakrabarti BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, BBC Weekend News, BBC News BBC One, BBC News Channel
Sian Williams BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, BBC Weekend News BBC One, BBC News Channel
Sally Bundock BBC World News, BBC News BBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Tim Willcox BBC World News, BBC News BBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Adam Parsons BBC News, BBC World News, Newsday BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Chris Rogers BBC News, BBC World News, Newsday BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Fiona Armstrong BBC News BBC News Channel
Christian Fraser BBC News, BBC Breakfast BBC One, BBC News Channel
Matthew Price BBC News BBC News Channel
Rachel Schofield BBC News BBC News Channel
Carole Walker BBC News BBC News Channel
Lucy Hockings BBC World News BBC World News
Karin Giannone BBC World News BBC World News
Nik Gowing BBC World News BBC World News
Dani Sinha BBC World News BBC World News
Nuala McGovern BBC World News BBC World News
James Menendez BBC World News BBC World News
Lyse Doucet BBC World News, Impact, Newsnight BBC Two, BBC World News
Shaun Ley BBC News, BBC World News BBC News Channel, BBC World News

Current Noble Newsreaders[edit]

Radio news presenters[edit]

BBC Radio 4[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours
John Humphrys Today 0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
James Naughtie Today 0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Sarah Montague Today 0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Justin Webb Today 0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Mishal Husain Today 0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Martha Kearney The World at One 1300–1345 Monday–Thursday
Shaun Ley The World at One, The World This Weekend 1300–1345 Friday, 1300–1330 Sunday (Until Autumn 2014)
Mark Mardell The World at One, The World This Weekend 1300–1345 Friday, 1300–1330 Sunday (From Autumn 2014)
Eddie Mair PM 1700–1800 Monday–Friday
Ritula Shah The World Tonight 2200–2245 Monday–Wednesday
David Eades The World Tonight 2200–2245 Thursday
Philippa Thomas The World Tonight 2200–2245 Friday
Carolyn Quinn Saturday PM, The Westminster Hour 1700–1730 Saturday, 2200–2300 Sunday
Paddy O'Connell Broadcasting House 0900–1000 Sunday

BBC Radio 5 Live[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours
Nicky Campbell 5 Live Breakfast 0600–1000 Monday–Friday
Rachel Burden 5 Live Breakfast 0600–1000 Monday–Friday
Phil Gayle Saturday Breakfast 0600–0900 Saturday
Tony Livesey Sunday Breakfast 0600–0830 Sunday
Garry Richardson Sportsweek 0830–0930 Sunday
Danny Baker The Danny Baker Show 0900–1100 Saturday
Victoria Derbyshire Victoria Derbyshire 1000–1200 Monday–Friday
Shelagh Fogarty Shelagh Fogarty 1200–1400 Monday–Friday
Richard Bacon Richard Bacon 1400–1600 Monday–Thursday
Mark Kermode Kermode and Mayo's Film Review 1400–1600 Friday
Simon Mayo Kermode and Mayo's Film Review 1400–1600 Friday
Peter Allen 5 Live Drive 1600–1900 Monday–Friday
Louise Minchin 5 Live Drive 1600–1900 Monday & Tuesday
Anna Foster 5 Live Drive 1600–1900 Wednesday–Friday
Declan Curry On the Money 2000–2030 Sunday
Adrian Goldberg 5 Live Investigates[1] 2100–2200 Sunday
Phil Williams Phil Williams 2230–0100 Monday–Wednesday
Stephen Nolan Question Time Extra Time
Stephen Nolan
2200–0100 Thursday
2200–0100 Friday–Sunday
Rhod Sharp Up All Night 0100–0500 Monday–Wednesday
Dotun Adebayo Up All Night 0100–0500 Thursday–Sunday

BBC World Service presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours (GMT)
Nuala McGovern Newsday 0600–0830 Monday–Friday
Rajesh Mirchandani Newsday 0300–0600; 0600–0830 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Shelagh Fogarty Newsday 0300–0600; 0600–0830 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Julian Worricker Weekend 0600–0830; Saturday & Sunday (alternate)
Fergus Nicoll Weekend 0300–0630; Saturday & Sunday (alternate)
Andrew Peach Newshour, The Newsroom, Weekend Various times; 0600–0830 Saturday & Sunday (alternate)
Dan Damon World Update 1000–1100 Monday–Friday
Ros Atkins Outside Source 1100–1200 Monday–Thursday
Karin Giannone Outside Source 1100–1200 Friday
Peter Dobbie World: Have Your Say Alternate presenter
Owen Bennett-Jones Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
James Coomarasamy Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
James Menendez Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
Lyse Doucet Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
Razia Iqbal Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
Julian Marshall Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
Tim Franks Newshour Alternate presenter (on rota)
Valerie Sanderson The Newsroom Alternate presenter (on rota)
Roger Hearing Business Matters 0100–0200 Tuesday–Saturday (alternate presenter - on rota)
Susannah Streeter Business Matters 0100–0200 Tuesday–Saturday (alternate presenter - on rota)

Reporters[edit]

Foreign correspondents[edit]

The list below reflects correspondents' normal postings. During major international events, such as the Libyan crisis of 2011 and the Gaza conflict of 2014, foreign correspondents may be redeployed from their normal bases to cover such stories temporarily on a rota (when they are usually branded "World Affairs Correspondents"), before returning to their normal base.

World Affairs[edit]

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Chief International Correspondent & Contributing Editor:

Diplomatic Correspondent & Contributing Editor:

Correspondents:

Middle East[edit]

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U.S. & Canada[edit]

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Europe[edit]

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Latin America[edit]

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Asia[edit]

China Editor:

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Specialist correspondents[edit]

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Political[edit]

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Chief Correspondents:

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National Editors:

Parliamentary[edit]

Health[edit]

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Home Affairs[edit]

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Social Affairs[edit]

Disability Correspondent:

Legal Affairs[edit]

Education[edit]

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Religious Affairs[edit]

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Diplomatic and Royal[edit]

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Security[edit]

Defence[edit]

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Business and Economics[edit]

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Technology[edit]

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Science[edit]

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Arts[edit]

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Sport[edit]

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National/Regional correspondents[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Eastern England[edit]

Midlands[edit]

West & South of England[edit]

Contributing Editors[edit]

Mainly for BBC News: The Editors

News correspondents[edit]

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Programme correspondents[edit]

Daily Politics

Today

PM / The World at One

Newsnight

Segment presenters[edit]

BBC News employs a number of business and sports presenters to anchor sections of news programmes.

Sport[edit]

Presenter Regular shifts
Rob Bonnet Today
Mike Bushell BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel[3]
Reshmin Chowdhury BBC World News
Russell Fuller BBC World Service, BBC News Channel, 5 Live
Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes BBC News Channel, BBC Weekend News, Saturday Sportsday
Damian Johnson BBC News Channel
Jonathan Legard Today, 5 Live, BBC News Channel
Sally Nugent BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel
Garry Richardson Today
Tulsen Tollett BBC World News

Business[edit]

Presenter Regular shifts Regular hours
Tanya Beckett BBC World News, Business Edition 1800–2200 Monday–Thursday
Sally Bundock BBC World News 0500–0930 Monday–Thursday
Mickey Clark Wake Up to Money, 5 Live Breakfast
Sara Coburn BBC World News
Declan Curry BBC News Channel, Radio 5 Live
Juliette Foster BBC World News 1400–2300 Monday–Friday
Aaron Heslehurst BBC World News 0900–1700 Monday–Friday
Rico Hizon Asia Business Report, World Business Report 2300–0600 Monday–Thursday
Simon Jack Today 0500–1000 Monday–Friday
Dominic Laurie BBC Breakfast, Wake Up to Money, Radio 5 Live
Paul Lewis BBC Breakfast, Money Box
Sharanjit Leyl Asia Business Report, World Business Report 2300–0600 Friday
Lerato Mbele Africa Business Report
Steph McGovern BBC Breakfast 0600–0915 Monday–Friday
Maryam Moshiri BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Adam Parsons BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel, Radio 5 Live
Rebecca Pike Radio 2
Jamie Robertson BBC World News, BBC Business, BBC News Channel, Business Edition 1600–2200 Friday
Justin Rowlatt Business Daily

Weather forecasters[edit]

BBC Weather employs a number of broadcast meteorologists to deliver forecasts across its range of television and radio services. Most forecasters work across all mediums and shifts.

Programme presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Regular hours (if applicable)
Nima Abu-Wardeh Middle East Business Report
Tom Brook Talking Movies, Talking Television
Gavin Esler Dateline London, The Film Review 1745–1800 Friday, 1130–1200 Saturday
Mark Kermode The Film Review 1745–1800 Friday
Ade Adepitan The Travel Show
Evan Davis The Bottom Line
Lerato Mbele Africa Business Report
Spencer Kelly Click
David Muir ABC World News Tonight with David Muir 0130-0200 Tuesday–Friday (Tape delay)
George Stephanopoulos ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
Elizabeth Vargas ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
Amy Robach ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
Sian Williams Sunday Morning Live
Andrew Neil Straight Talk, Daily Politics, Sunday Politics, Politics Europe, Newsnight 1130–1300 Wednesday, 1200–1300 / 2335–0025 Thursday, 1200–1300 Friday, 1100–1215 Sunday
Jo Coburn Daily Politics, Politics Europe 1200–1300 Monday–Tuesday & Thursday, 1130–1300 Wednesday
Zeinab Badawi HARDtalk
Stephen Sackur HARDtalk
Tim Sebastian The Doha Debates
Samira Ahmed Newswatch
Andrew Marr The Andrew Marr Show 0900–1000 Sunday
John Simpson BBC News: The Editors
Linda Yueh Talking Business with Linda Yueh
Lee McKenzie with Eddie Jordan, Allan McNish or David Coulthard Inside F1 1845–1900 Friday-Sunday (During F1 races)
Stacey Dooley Stacey Dooley Investigates (Shown on BBC Three)
Tanya Beckett Witness

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • A ^ There is no fixed presenter for this shift at the present moment. Jon Sopel left this slot in December 2012; a new presenter will be instated in the March 2013 presenter reshuffle. Currently Clive Myrie, Ben Brown and Julian Worricker regularly alternate on this slot.
  1. ^ Podcasts - 5 live Investigates BBC Radio 5 Live
  2. ^ "BBC appoints Sunday Telegraph's Kamal Ahmed as business editor". guardian. 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  3. ^ Sport news bulletins start in Salford Ariel (BBC), 6 March 2012

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