Carolyn Brown (newsreader)

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Carolyn Brown was a BBC Radio 4 newsreader and continuity announcer.

Brown started her career as a reporter at a local newspaper, The Crewe Chronicle, and joined Radio City, an independent local radio station in Liverpool, England, in 1981.[1][2] After two years, she moved to BBC Radio Leeds where she presented the morning news programme, Good Morning, Yorkshire.[2] After spells in regional television in Plymouth and Bristol, she joined BBC Radio 4 in 1991 as a continuity announcer and later read the Shipping Forecast.[3] In December 2001 she began reading the news and one of her first items was the death of the Queen Mother.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Carolyn Brown". BBC Radio 4. Archived from the original on January 11, 2009. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Berry, Adam (27 March 2004). "Dream jobs / Do what you love, the money will follow : Transmitting a touch of the poet". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 February 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Carolyn Brown". BBC News. 19 August 2002. Retrieved 13 February 2010.