Fletcher in April 2014
20 April 1974
New York City, United States of America
|Residence||London, United Kingdom|
|Citizenship||American and British|
|Occupation||Journalist, presenter and newsreader|
Sky Sports News (formerly)
|Television||Good Morning Britain (2014—)
Food Detectives (2016)
Sunday Morning Live (2017—)
Songs of Praise (2017—)
|Spouse(s)||Luned Tonderai (m. 1999)|
|Parent(s)||Carol Fenny Fletcher (1952–2006)|
Fletcher is best known as a sport presenter on Good Morning Britain and as a reporter on Countryfile. He also presented the ITV daytime game show Rebound (2015–2016) and the Sunday morning talk show Sunday Morning Live (2017–present)
Early life and education
After training as a music producer, Fletcher began his journalism career in Cardiff, producing packages for BBC Radio Wales. He then moved to London to work behind the scenes at Radio 5 Live. Several years later he began working on BBC 2W, the digital TV channel for Wales. He also presented and reported on sport for BBC Wales Today.
From 2005 until 2011, Fletcher presented sports bulletins on the rolling news channel BBC News, and has also presented sport on the BBC Weekend News and BBC Breakfast on BBC One as well as BBC World News. In March 2010, Fletcher began reporting on news stories for BBC Breakfast.
On 3 March 2014, it was announced Fletcher would become a sports newsreader on the new ITV Breakfast programme Good Morning Britain. He first appeared on the programme on its opening day, 28 April 2014.
In 2015, Fletcher presented Rebound, a ten-part daytime game show for ITV, airing in the 5 pm slot. A second series of the show was produced and aired in 2016. In September 2015, he appeared in an episode of All Star Mr & Mrs alongside his wife Luned.
Fletcher co-presented the BBC Two series Food Detectives alongside Tom Kerridge and Alice Roberts in 2016. Since 2017, he has presented the Sunday morning BBC One programme Sunday Morning Live alongside Emma Barnett.
Fletcher speaks fluent Welsh, and is married to Welsh television producer and director Luned Tonderai. The couple have two children; Lili and Reuben. Fletcher's mother Carol died of bowel cancer in 2006, at the age of 54.
In 2014, Fletcher became a celebrity ambassador for the UK charity, Balls to Cancer. In September 2015, Sean became an ambassador for the Beating Bowel Cancer charity. He ran the 2015 and 2016 London Marathon to raise money for the charity. In 2017, Fletcher ran the London Marathon for Heads Together and Young Minds UK.
|2005–2011||BBC News||Sport presenter/correspondent||BBC One/BBC News Channel|
|2008–2010||BBC Breakfast||Sport correspondent||Occasional episodes|
|2011–2014||Sky Sports News||Reporter||Sky Sports News|
|2014—||Good Morning Britain||Sport presenter/relief newsreader||ITV||Regular appearances|
|2015—||Rebound||Presenter||Daytime game show|
|Countryfile||Reporter||BBC One||Occasional episodes|
|2016||Food Detectives||Co-presenter||BBC Two||1 series|
|2017—||Sunday Morning Live||Co-presenter||BBC One||1 series|
|Songs of Praise||Co-presenter||Occasional episodes|
- Guest appearances
- Sean Fletcher Profile TV Newsroom]
- "Susanna Reid quits BBC for ITV". BBC News Online. 3 March 2014.
- Western Daily Press