Vernon Harwood is a British journalist and radio presenter.
Harwood first joined the BBC in the 1980s as a reporter.
He originally presented BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Breakfast show in the early 1990s and produced/presented numerous other programmes including 'Gloucestershire Question Time' and the BBC Points West/BBC Local Radio discussion show 'Person-to-Person'.
BBC English Regions career
In 1995 he made a full-time move to television as a political reporter/producer on BBC West's 'Out of Westminster' programme. In 1997 he joined BBC Radio Oxford's & BBC Radio Berkshire's merged service, BBC Thames Valley FM as their Breakfast show host.
Harwood became a freelance producer & independent programme-maker in 2001, re-joining BBC Radio Gloucestershire that year to once again take over the Breakfast show. He also wrote a weekly column in The Citizen newspaper.
Since September 2005, Harwood has been the presenter/producer of the weekly rural affairs and farming programme on BBC Radio Gloucestershire. The show is broadcast every Sunday morning from 10-12 noon.
In addition to that, he is a regular holiday relief presenter on the station, has appeared on Network Radio including Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live & he also produces and presents occasional programmes on BBC Radio Oxford, BBC Radio Berkshire & BBC Somerset.
- "Vernon Harwood". BBC: Radio Gloucestershire. Retrieved 2 July 2010.