|Alma mater||Queen's University Belfast|
|Occupation||Broadcaster and Journalist|
In August 2009, Carruthers became part of the presenting team of Good Morning Ulster as part of a series of presenter changes at BBC Radio Ulster.
He is now the presenter of The View and he is a presenter of the Sunday Politics Northern Ireland. He also presents the regular BBC Two Northern Ireland programme Stormont Today, a half-hour analysis of the day's debates at the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Carruthers has an interest in the theatre. He was one of the founders of Tinderbox Theatre Company in 1988  and took part in drama groups at college and university, including a stage appearance in a Riverside Theatre, Coleraine production of Oliver! alongside James Nesbitt. He was Chairman of the Lyric Players' Theatre Board until 2015 and was at the forefront of the campaign to rebuild the theatre on its south Belfast site for almost ten years. He was awarded an OBE for services to Drama in Northern Ireland in the 2011 New Year Honours List.
He is co-editor of Stepping Stones - The Arts in Ulster 1971-2001 which was published by Blackstaff Press.
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