Alexander Isaac Beresford
17 October 1980
The World's Weirdest Weather
Britain's Most Extreme Weather
Good Morning Britain
Dancing on Ice
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.
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. 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. 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.
Beginning on 30 April 2013, Alex presented a three-part series for Channel 4 called The World's Weirdest Weather. 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
Beresford took part in the tenth series of Dancing on Ice in 2018, partnered with Brianne Delcourt. He was the seventh celebrity to be eliminated from the show following a skate off with Kem Cetinay and his partner Alex Murphy.
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. He donated a toy truck to the Evening Post Christmas Toy Appeal.
|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|
|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|
- Meet the team ITV West Country (East), itv.com, 4 March 2012
- Daybreak weatherman Alex Beresford quits job before he's even started Nicola Methven, The Mirror, 16 May 2012
- Alex Beresford's ITV News profile itv.com
- The World's Weirdest Weather Channel 4
- Alex Beresford's Dancing on Ice profile itv.com, 15 November 2017
- Bristol weatherman chosen as black role model Archived 2009-07-11 at the Wayback Machine, Evening Post, 7 December 2008
- Bristol weatherman donates to Christmas Toy Appeal Archived 2012-09-15 at Archive.today Evening Post, 15 December 2008