List of BBC newsreaders and reporters

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BBC News employs many presenters and correspondents who appear across television, radio and contribute to BBC Online. BBC News provides television journalism to BBC One bulletins and the rolling news channels BBC World News and the BBC News Channel in the United Kingdom. In addition BBC News runs rolling news network BBC Radio 5 Live and the international BBC World Service. They also contribute to strands across BBC Radio 4 and bulletins on all radio networks. The BBC has over 200 correspondents based both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Television news presenters[edit]

BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Notes
Louise Minchin BBC Breakfast
Dan Walker BBC Breakfast
Charlie Stayt BBC Breakfast
Naga Munchetty BBC Breakfast, Andrew Marr Show, BBC World News, Victoria Derbyshire with Naga Munchetty
Victoria Derbyshire Victoria Derbyshire, Newsnight
Joanna Gosling BBC Newsroom Live, Victoria Derbyshire with Joanna Gosling
David Eades BBC World News, GMT, World News Today Alternate
Geeta Guru-Murthy BBC World News, World News Today Alternate
Sophie Raworth BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten
Kate Silverton BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, BBC Weekend News, BBC News, BBC World News Working part time after maternity leave
Huw Edwards BBC News at Five, BBC News at Ten, BBC News Special Report, Election Night Lead presenter for major breaking news
George Alagiah BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, GMT with George Alagiah On extended leave after treatment for cancer and long service
Fiona Bruce BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten
Karin Giannone World News Today, Outside Source
Ros Atkins Outside Source with Ros Atkins
Philippa Thomas World News Today with Philippa Thomas, Outside Source World Affairs Correspondent
Various BBC News Summary
Evan Davis Newsnight Main presenter
Emily Maitlis Newsnight, This Week's World
Kirsty Wark Newsnight
Clive Myrie BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, BBC Weekend News
Mishal Husain BBC Weekend News
Babita Sharma Newsday, World News Today
Rico Hizon Newsday
Kasia Madera Newsday, World News Today, BBC News
Mike Embley BBC World News, BBC News
Adnan Nawaz BBC World News, BBC News
Ben Bland BBC World News, World News Today, BBC News, Newsday (TV series)

BBC News Channel[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Notes
Ben Thompson BBC Business Live, BBC Business, BBC News, BBC Breakfast Business Correspondents
Sally Bundock BBC Business Live, BBC World News, World Business Report
Victoria Fritz BBC Business Live, BBC Business, BBC World News, World News Today, BBC News, World Business Report
Aaron Heslehurst BBC Business Live, BBC Business, World Business Report
Alice Baxter BBC Business Live, BBC Business, World Business Report, World News Today currently on maternity leave
Victoria Derbyshire Victoria Derbyshire
Joanna Gosling BBC Newsroom Live, BBC News, BBC World News, Victoria Derbyshire with Joanna Gosling
Ben Brown BBC News, BBC World News, World News Today, BBC News at Five, The Papers World Affairs Correspondent
Simon McCoy BBC News at One, BBC News at Five, BBC News, The Film Review, BBC newsroom Live, BBC Weekend News
Emily Maitlis BBC News, Newsnight, BBC News at 5
Jane Hill BBC News at 1, BBC news at 5, BBC news at 6, BBC news at 10, BBC weekend News, BBC News, BBC Newsroom Live, Victoria Derbyshire
Annita McVeigh BBC News, BBC World News, Victoria Derbyshire (Newsreaders), BBC Newsroom Live
David Eades BBC News, BBC World News Relief Presenter
Huw Edwards BBC News at Five
Gavin Esler BBC News at Five, BBC News, Dateline London, The Film Review, BBC Weekend News Main Presenter of Dateline London
Clive Myrie BBC News, The Papers, BBC News at 5, (see above for network role) World Affairs Correspondent
Nicholas Owen BBC News, The Papers, BBC Weekend News
Martine Croxall BBC News, The Papers, World News Today
Ros Atkins Outside Source with Ros Atkins
Nuala McGovern Outside Source, BBC World News, Newsday
Kasia Madera BBC World News, World News Today
Maryam Moshiri BBC World News, World News Today, BBC Business Live, BBC Business, World Business Report
Maxine Mawhinney BBC News, BBC World News, BBC News at Five, BBC weekend News
Alpa Patel World News Today, BBC News, BBC World News

Simulcasts[edit]

The BBC News Channel simulcasts BBC World News from 0000–0600 and 0830–0900 on weekdays. All week Hardtalk can usually be seen from 2030–2100, 0030–0100 and 0430–0500. Sometimes other programmes such as the Daily Politics are shown. Part of this programming is usually shown on BBC One overnight during its 'closedown' hours. The 11:30 UK edition of BBC World News is shown on BBC Two Monday–Friday but not on Wednesdays, when Parliament is sitting and Daily Politics airs in its place. On weekdays, a version of World News Today at 19:00 British Time and weekends at 21:00. At 21:00 Monday–Thursday Outside Source is simulcast. The first half hour of this programme can be seen in the UK on BBC Four. Major elections are also simulcast on both channels and on BBC One these are often presented by Huw Edwards (from 2015) previously they were presented by David Dimlbey (until late 2010's)

BBC World News[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Notes
Tim Willcox World News Today, BBC world news
Mike Embley BBC World News, BBC News
Adnan Nawaz BBC World News, BBC News
Naga Munchetty BBC World News, BBC News, Breakfast
Sally Bundock BBC World News, BBC News, World Business Report, BBC Business Live
Ben Thompson BBC World News, BBC News, BBC Business Live
Joanna Gosling BBC News, BBC World News
Annita McVeigh BBC News, BBC World News
David Eades BBC World News, GMT, World News Today Alternate
Geeta Guru-Murthy BBC World News, World News Today Alternate
George Alagiah GMT with George Alagiah
Stephen Sackur GMT, HARDtalk
Yalda Hakim Impact World Affairs Correspondent
Lucy Hockings Impact
Matthew Amroliwala Global with Matthew Amroliwala, World News Today
Ros Atkins Outside Source with Ros Atkins
Nuala McGovern Outside Source
Karin Giannone World News Today
Philippa Thomas World News Today World Affairs Correspondent
Katty Kay BBC World News America Alternate
Laura Trevelyan BBC World News America
Babita Sharma Newsday
Rico Hizon Newsday
Kasia Madera Newsday, World News Today, BBC News
Sharanjit Leyl Newsday
Maryam Moshiri BBC World News, World News Today, BBC Business Live, World Business Report
Brian Empringham World News Active in 1980s
Elizabeth Francis World News Active in 1980s
Pamela Creighton World News Active in 1980s
Keith Bosley World News Active in 1980s
Peter Lewis World News Active in 1980s
John Wing World News Active in 1980s
Fiona MacDonald World News Active in 1990s
Mel Oxley World News Active in 1980s
Alpa Patel World News Today with Alpa Patel, BBC News, BBC World News

Relief presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Channel(s)
Roger Johnson BBC Breakfast, BBC North West Tonight BBC One
Jon Kay BBC Breakfast BBC One
Sian Lloyd BBC Breakfast BBC One
Steph McGovern BBC Breakfast BBC One
Sally Nugent BBC Breakfast BBC One
Reeta Chakrabarti BBC News at One, BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, BBC Weekend News, BBC News BBC One, BBC News Channel
Julian Worricker BBC News, BBC News at Five, The Film Review, Victoria Derbyshire BBC News Channel, BBC Two
Adam Parsons BBC News, BBC World News, Newsday BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Chris Rogers BBC News, BBC World News, BBC Weekend News, World News Today, Newsday BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Sophie Long BBC News, The Papers BBC News Channel
Christian Fraser BBC News, BBC Breakfast, BBC World News, Outside Source, World News Today, The Papers BBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Matthew Price BBC News BBC News Channel
Rachel Schofield BBC World News, BBC News BBC World News, BBC News Channel
Carole Walker BBC News, BBC Weekend News, Dateline London BBC News Channel
Rebecca Jones BBC News, BBC Weekend News, The Papers, Meet the Author BBC News Channel
Nik Gowing BBC World News BBC World News
James Menendez BBC World News, World News Today BBC World News, BBC Two, BBC Four
Lyse Doucet BBC World News, Impact, Newsnight, World News Today BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC World News
Shaun Ley BBC News, BBC World News, Dateline London BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Tanya Beckett BBC World News, World News Today, BBC Business Live BBC One, BBC Four, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Zeinab Badawi BBC World News, World News Today with Zeinab BadawiHardTALK BBC One, BBC Four, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Rajini Vaidyanathan BBC World News, World News Today, World News America BBC One, BBC Four, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Norman Smith Victoria Derbyshire BBC Two
Gavin Grey BBC News, BBC News at One, BBC Breakfast, The Papers BBC One, BBC News Channel
Lukwesa Burak BBC News, BBC World News, Newsday, The Papers, BBC Weekend News BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Chloe Tilley BBC News, BBC World News, Victoria Derbyshire BBC News Channel, BBC Two
Tina Dahomey BBC Breakfast, BBC News Summery, Victoria Derbyshire, Newsbeat

Radio news presenters[edit]

BBC Radio 4[edit]

Presenter Programme(s)
John Humphrys Today
Sarah Montague Today
Justin Webb Today
Mishal Husain Today
Nick Robinson Today
Martha Kearney The World at One
Eddie Mair PM
Ritula Shah The World Tonight
David Eades The World Tonight
Philippa Thomas The World Tonight
Carolyn Quinn Saturday PM, The Westminster Hour
Paddy O'Connell Broadcasting House

BBC Radio 5 Live[edit]

Presenter Programme(s)
Adam Parsons Wake Up to Money
David Jones Wake Up to Money
Mickey Clark Wake Up to Money
Nicky Campbell 5 Live Breakfast
Rachel Burden 5 Live Breakfast
Chris Warburton Saturday Breakfast, Sunday Breakfast, In Short
Eleanor Oldroyd Saturday Breakfast, The Friday Sports Panel
Sam Walker Sunday Breakfast
Adrian Chiles 5 Live Daily
Peter Allen 5 Live Daily
Dan Walker Afternoon Edition
Sarah Brett Afternoon Edition
Mark Kermode Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Simon Mayo Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Tony Livesey 5 Live Drive
Anna Foster 5 Live Drive
Phil Williams The Late News Hour
Stephen Nolan Stephen Nolan, Question Time Extra Time
Rhod Sharp Up All Night
Dotun Adebayo Up All Night
Danny Baker The Danny Baker Show
Garry Richardson Sportsweek
John Pienaar Pienaar's Politics
Adrian Goldberg 5 Live Investigates
Emma Barnett The 5 Live Hit List

BBC World Service[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Notes
Rajesh Mirchandani Newsday Alternate
Shelagh Fogarty Newsday
Julian Worricker Weekend
Fergus Nicoll Weekend
Andrew Peach Newshour, The Newsroom, Weekend
Dan Damon World Update
Nuala McGovern Outside Source
Karin Giannone Outside Source
Peter Dobbie World: Have Your Say Alternate (on rotation)
Owen Bennett-Jones Newshour
James Coomarasamy Newshour
James Menendez Newshour
Lyse Doucet Newshour
Razia Iqbal Newshour
Julian Marshall Newshour
Tim Franks Newshour
Valerie Sanderson The Newsroom
Roger Hearing Business Matters
Susannah Streeter Business Matters
Pooneh Ghoddoosi BBC Partner Hub

Reporters[edit]

♦ = Presenter

UK and Ireland correspondents[edit]

World Affairs Correspondent[edit]

Ireland[edit]

  • Chris Buckler

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

  • Hywel Griffith
  • Tomos Morgan

North of England[edit]

  • Judith Moritz
  • Danny Savage
  • Ed Thomas

Midlands[edit]

Eastern England[edit]

South of England[edit]

  • Duncan Kennedy

West of England[edit]

Foreign correspondents[edit]

The list below reflects correspondents' normal postings. During major international events, such as the Libyan crisis of 2011 and the Gaza conflict of 2014, foreign correspondents may be redeployed from their normal bases to cover such stories temporarily on a rota (when they are usually branded "World Affairs Correspondents" or when in Europe "Europe Correspondents"), before returning to their normal base.

World Affairs[edit]

Editor:

Chief International Correspondent and Contributing Editor:

Correspondents:

U.S. and Canada[edit]

Editor:

Chief Political Correspondent

Correspondents:

Latin America[edit]

Correspondent:

Africa[edit]

Correspondent:

Europe[edit]

Editor:

Correspondents:

Middle East[edit]

Editor:

Correspondents:

Asia[edit]

China Editor:

Correspondents:

Specialist correspondents[edit]

Special[edit]

Political[edit]

Editor:

Deputy Editor:

Assistant Editor:

Chief Political Correspondent:

Correspondents:

National Editors:

Parliamentary[edit]

  • Mark D'Arcy

Education[edit]

Editor:

  • Branwen Jeffreys

Correspondent:

  • Sean Coughlan

Health[edit]

Editor:

Correspondents:

  • Tulip MazumdarGlobal Health
  • Fergus WalshMedical
  • Nick Triggle
  • Sophie Hutchinson
  • Dominic Hughes
  • Jane Dreaper
  • Adam Brimelow

Home Affairs[edit]

Editor:

Contributing Editor:

Correspondents:

Social Affairs[edit]

Correspondent:

  • Michael Buchanan

Disability Correspondent:

Legal Affairs[edit]

Diplomatic and Royal[edit]

Editor:

Correspondents:

Religious Affairs[edit]

Vacant

Security[edit]

Defence[edit]

Transport[edit]

  • Richard Westcott

Personal Finance[edit]

  • Simon Gompertz

Business and Economics[edit]

Editors:

Correspondents:

  • Joe LynamBusiness
  • Andrew VerityEconomics
  • Emma Simpson – Business
  • Jonty Bloom – Business
  • John Moylan – Industry and Employment

Technology[edit]

Editor:

Correspondent:

  • Dave Lee – North America Technology Reporter

Science[edit]

Editor:

Correspondents:

Arts[edit]

Editor:

Correspondents:

Sport[edit]

Editor:

Correspondent:

  • David Ornstein
  • Andy Swiss
  • Richard Conway

Flim Maker / Producers[edit]

News correspondents[edit]

News Editor and Chief Correspondent:

Correspondents:

Programme correspondents[edit]

Daily Politics

Today

PM / The World at One

Newsnight

  • Nick Watt – Political Editor
  • Chris Cook – Policy Editor
  • Helen Thomas – Business Editor
  • Mark UrbanDiplomatic and Defence Editor
  • David GrossmanCulture and Technology Editor
  • Gabriel Gatehouse – Foreign Correspondent
  • Richard Watson – Security Correspondent

Victoria Derbyshire

Segment presenters[edit]

BBC News employs a number of business and sports presenters to anchor sections of news programmes.

Sport[edit]

Presenter Regular shifts
Rob Bonnet Today
Mike Bushell BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel[7]
Reshmin Chowdhury BBC World News
Russell Fuller BBC World Service, BBC News Channel, 5 Live
Karthi Gnanasegaram Today, 5 Live, BBC News Channel, BBC Weekend News, Saturday Sportsday
Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes BBC News Channel, BBC Weekend News, Saturday Sportsday
Damian Johnson BBC News Channel
Jonathan Legard Today, 5 Live, BBC News Channel
Sally Nugent BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel
Garry Richardson Today
Tulsen Tollett BBC World News

Business[edit]

Presenter Regular shifts
Tanya Beckett BBC World News, Business Edition
Ben Bland BBC World News, BBC News Channel
Sally Bundock BBC World News
Mickey Clark Wake Up to Money, 5 Live Breakfast
Sara Coburn BBC World News
Declan Curry BBC News Channel, Radio 5 Live
Victoria Fritz BBC Breakfast, BBC World News, BBC News Channel
Aaron Heslehurst BBC World News, BBC News Channel, Victoria Derbyshire
Rico Hizon Asia Business Report, World Business Report
Rachel Horne BBC News Channel
Dominic Laurie BBC Breakfast, Radio 5 Live
Paul Lewis BBC Breakfast, Money Box
Sharanjit Leyl Asia Business Report, World Business Report
Lerato Mbele Africa Business Report
Steph McGovern BBC Breakfast
Maryam Moshiri BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Adam Parsons BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel, Wake Up to Money, Radio 5 Live
Rebecca Pike Radio 2
Jamie Robertson BBC World News, BBC Business, BBC News Channel, Business Edition
Justin Rowlatt Business Daily
Susannah Streeter Radio, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Ben Thompson BBC Breakfast, BBC World News, BBC Business, BBC News Channel, Victoria Derbyshire

Weather forecasters[edit]

BBC Weather is delivered by a team of Met Office broadcast meteorologists to deliver forecasts across its range of television and radio services. Most forecasters work across all mediums and shifts.

Programme presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme(s) Notes
Nima Abu-Wardeh Middle East Business Report
Tom Brook Talking Movies, Talking Television
Gavin Esler Dateline London, The Film Review
Mark Kermode The Film Review
Ade Adepitan The Travel Show
Benjamin Zand The Travel Show Producer
Evan Davis The Bottom Line
Lerato Mbele Africa Business Report
Spencer Kelly Click
Naga Munchetty Sunday Morning Live
Andrew Neil Andrew Neil Interviews..., Daily Politics, Sunday Politics, Politics Europe, Newsnight
Jo Coburn Daily Politics, Politics Europe
Zeinab Badawi HARDtalk
Stephen Sackur HARDtalk
Rob Bonnet HARDtalk Extra Time spin off show
Tim Sebastian The Doha Debates
Samira Ahmed Newswatch
Andrew Marr The Andrew Marr Show
John Simpson BBC News: The Editors
Linda Yueh Talking Business
David Coulthard Inside F1, F1: Behind the Wheel
Stacey Dooley Stacey Dooley Investigates (Shown on BBC Three)
Tanya Beckett Witness, Talking Business
James Naughtie Meet The Author
Rebecca Jones Meet The Author

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • A ^ There is no fixed presenter for this shift at the present moment. Jon Sopel left this slot in December 2012; a new presenter will be instated in the March 2013 presenter reshuffle. Currently Clive Myrie, Ben Brown and Julian Worricker regularly alternate on this slot.