Mark Edwardson

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Mark Edwardson
Born 3rd March 1967
St Helens, Lancashire
Occupation TV Presenter & Reporter

Mark Edwardson is a TV news presenter and reporter for BBC North West Tonight and is based at MediaCity UK in Salford. [1] He is also a seasoned radio presenter having hosted the breakfast shows at BBC Radio Stoke [2] and BBC GMR. He has since appeared in BBC One show DIY SOS and an episode of CBBC's Prank Patrol. Mark has also voiced roles in BBC Network Radio plays.

Mark was the host at Venturefest Manchester in 2014 at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester and then again in 2015 at Lancashire County Cricket Club at the Emirates Stadium in Trafford which attracted over 1,000 business owners and investors. The event organised by the Business Growth Hub however was missing their CEO, Richard Jeffrey, who was at the hospital where the news of an even more important event unfolded as they welcomed their newborn who was quickly named #venturebaby on Twitter.

Background[edit]

Mark Edwardson was born on March 3, 1967 at Cowley Hill Hospital in St Helens, Lancashire and grew up in Haydock. He attended English Martyrs RC Primary School in Haydock, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton in Makerfield and St John Rigby College, Orrell. He obtained an honours degree at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk.

He survived the Hillsborough Disaster, and presented an emotional special report on North West Tonight on the day of the 20th anniversary of the disaster.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC News-Manchester". 
  2. ^ "BBC News-Stoke & Staffordshire".