Tony Morris

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Tony Morris is a newsreader for ITV Granada Reports[1] Morris was born in Portsmouth but later moved to Ramsbottom.[2] He has previously worked as a reporter and bulletin presenter for BBC North West Tonight and for a brief period was a reporter for the BBC national news. Prior to being a newsreader he worked as a DJ and served in the RAF. He has two grown up daughters.Tony celebrated 10 years on Granada Reports in September 2013.


BBC[edit]

He joined BBC Northwest Tonight initially as a reporter for the flagship programme based in Manchester, later going on to present shorter bulletins, usually weekend bulletins and the regional bulletin following the BBC News at Ten. For a brief period in his latter years with the BBC he worked as a reporter for the national news being based in London.

Tony also co-hosted BBC Birmingham's morning programme The Really Useful Show in 1997

ITV[edit]

In 2003 when he joined ITV Granada as the new male co-anchor alongside Lucy Meacock for Granada Reports. This came following the departures of Antony Wilson and So Rahman. More recently, he had alternate lunchtime and late bulletins added to his role.

In 2007 Morris stood-in on the ITV National weekend news, this was following Granada Reports becoming the first regional news program ever to win a BAFTA.[3]

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