Alex Beresford

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Alex Beresford
Born
Alexander Isaac Beresford

(1980-10-17) 17 October 1980 (age 39)
OccupationTelevision presenter
Weather forecaster
Years active2004–present
EmployerITV
Notable credit(s)
Daybreak
ITV Weather
The World's Weirdest Weather
Britain's Most Extreme Weather
Good Morning Britain
Dancing on Ice
Partner(s)Natalia Natkaniec
Children1

Alexander Isaac Beresford (born 17 October 1980) is an English weather presenter for ITV.

Early life[edit]

Beresford was born in Bristol, England. His mother is White British (English) and his father is Black British (Guyanese). He grew up in the Eastville area of Bristol and went to the Saint Thomas Moore RC (now Fairfield) in Stapleton in Bristol.

Career[edit]

Beresford primarily worked for ITV News West Country on ITV West Country based in Bristol, originally as an autocue operative in August 2004, but later retrained as a weather presenter.[1] He has also presented the national ITV Weather since 26 November 2007.

He was set to join the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak as their weather presenter on a permanent basis, this after he made a guest appearance, presenting on 16 March 2012, however he quit for personal reasons, but still continued to present on a stand-in basis for Laura Tobin.[2] Daybreak was axed on 25 April 2014; it was replaced by a new show, Good Morning Britain where Beresford has continued to provide cover for Tobin. He appears both in the studio and on location at events elsewhere.[3]

Beginning on 30 April 2013, Alex presented a three-part series for Channel 4 called The World's Weirdest Weather.[4] The following year, he hosted four-part Channel 4 series Britain's Most Extreme Weather which began airing on 28 April 2014. In June 2015, January 2016 and April 2019, he presented three episodes of ITV's Tonight programme.

Dancing on Ice[edit]

Beresford took part in the tenth series of Dancing on Ice in 2018, partnered with Brianne Delcourt.[5] He was the seventh celebrity to be eliminated from the show following a skate off with Kem Cetinay and his partner Alex Murphy.

Other projects[edit]

Beresford runs a Diversity School Tour Project where he visits inner-city schools to talk about media careers. He was also chosen for the national role model programme for young black men by Hazel Blears.[6] He donated a toy truck to the Evening Post Christmas Toy Appeal.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004–2009 The West Tonight Weather presenter
2007– ITV Weather Weather presenter
2009– ITV News West Country Weather presenter
2012–2014 Daybreak Weather presenter Stand-in presenter
2013–2014 The World's Weirdest Weather Presenter 2 series, 11 episodes
2014 Britain's Most Extreme Weather Presenter 1 series, 4 episodes
2014– Good Morning Britain Weather presenter
2015– Tonight Reporter 3 episodes
2018 Dancing on Ice Contestant
Saturday Morning with James Martin Guest 1 episode
The Chase: Celebrity Special Contestant 1 episode
2019 Ninja Warrior UK Contestant 1 episode

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