He joined the BBC during the mid-1990s, starting his career as a broadcast engineer. Mitchell eventually decided to trade climbing TV and radio transmitter towers for science and technology journalism. His first hosting role was for the youth science program, The Lab.
He additionally writes for the Q & A section of the BBC branded Science Focus magazine and regularly hosts their podcast 
- Gareth Mitchell on LinkedIn
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- "BBC World Service - Click". BBC. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
- Gareth Mitchell, Bill Thompson (2014-01-14). "Click". bbc.co.uk (Podcast). BBC. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
- "Host Bios & Pictures: BBC World Service". apmstations.org. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
- "Mr Gareth Mitchell". Imperial College London. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
- Douglas Heaven. "Gareth Mitchell - mouthpiece". Mouthpiece.douglasheaven.com. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
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