Nick Lawrence

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Nick Lawrence (born February 1966) used to be radio and TV presenter and is now a broadcast journalist and crisis communication consultant. Between 2001 - 2010 he appeared on many BBC and radio current affairs programmes. He reported on Watchdog for three years, where he worked alongside Nicky Campbell, Julia Bradbury, and Paul Heiney(BBC1). He has also reported and produced on a number of other BBC programmes including Inside Out (BBC1), The Politics Show(BBC1), Rogue Traders(BBC1), Whistleblower (BBC1), You and Yours (Radio 4), Face The Facts (Radio 4).

Early life[edit]

Lawrence was born and brought up in Halifax, West Yorkshire. He went to the Heath Grammar School. At university he studied a Drama and Theatre Studies course. He was an English teacher in an upper school for four years in Northamptonshire.

Broadcasting career[edit]

Lawrence started out at Northants 96 on the breakfast show in the early 90s, before moving onto presenting the breakfast show at Chiltern FM in Dunstable with Andy Gelder and Sarah Isherwood in 1996, he then hosted BBC Three Counties' breakfast show, from October 2001. It won a Sony Award Silver in 2003 for a feature on homeless people. He went on to work for a number of flagship BBC current and consumer affairs programmes and in 2008 won the EDF Television Journalist of the Year award

He used to write for a few regional papers and the Observer.

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