List of BBC newsreaders and reporters

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BBC News employs many presenters and correspondents who appear across TV, radio and contribute to BBC Online. BBC News provides TV journalism to BBC One bulletins and the rolling news channels BBC World News and the BBC News Channel in the UK. 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.

TV news presenters[edit]

National presenters[edit]

PresenterProgramme(s)Regular hours
Bill TurnbullBBC Breakfast0600–0915 Monday–Wednesday
TBABBC Breakfast
Charlie StaytBBC Breakfast0600–0915 Thursday–Friday, 0600–1000 Saturday
Louise MinchinBBC Breakfast
Naga MunchettyBBC BreakfastVarious times Sunday
Sophie RaworthBBC News at One
BBC News at Six
1300–1330 Monday–Thursday
Kate SilvertonBBC News at One
BBC Weekend News
1300–1330 Friday
Various times Saturday–Sunday (alternate)
George AlagiahBBC News at Six1800–1830 Monday–Thursday (On leave due to Health reasons)
Fiona BruceBBC News at Six
BBC News at Ten
1800–1830 Friday
2200–2230 Friday
Huw EdwardsBBC News at Ten2200–2230 Monday–Thursday
Ellie CrisellBBC News 8pm summaryMonday–Thursday
Riz LateefBBC News 8pm summaryFriday
Jeremy PaxmanNewsnight2230–2320 Monday–Wednesday
Kirsty WarkNewsnight2230–2320 Thursday–Friday (alternate)
Emily MaitlisNewsnight
Laura KuenssbergNewsnight
Maxine MawhinneyBBC Weekend NewsVarious times Saturday–Sunday
Mishal HusainBBC Weekend NewsVarious times Sunday (alternate)
Clive MyrieBBC Weekend NewsVarious times Sunday (alternate)

BBC News Channel presenters[edit]

PresenterProgramme(s)Regular hours
Simon McCoyBBC News0830–1100 Monday–Friday
Sophie LongBBC News0830–1100 Monday–Friday
Ben BrownBBC News1100–1400 Monday–Thursday
Joanna GoslingBBC News1100–1400 Monday–Thursday
Chris EakinBBC News1100–1400 Friday, 1600–2000 Saturday & Sunday
Matthew AmroliwalaBBC News1400–1700 Monday–Friday
Emily Maitlis[A]BBC News1400–1700 Monday
Jane HillBBC News1400–1700 Tuesday–Friday
Huw EdwardsBBC News at Five1700–1800 Monday–Thursday
Gavin EslerBBC News at Five1700–1800 Friday
Annita McVeighBBC News1830–2100 Monday–Thursday
Julian WorrickerBBC News1830–2100 Friday
Clive MyrieBBC News at Nine, BBC News, The Papers2100–2200 & 2230–0100 Monday–Thursday
Martine CroxallBBC News at Nine, BBC News, The Papers2100–2200 & 2230–0100 Friday, 2000–0030 Saturday & Sunday
Maxine MawhinneyBBC News1000–1600 Saturday, 1300–1600 Sunday
Nicholas OwenBBC News0900–1300 Sunday


The BBC News Channel simulcasts BBC World News from 0100–0600. All week Hardtalk can usually be seen from 1230–0100. Sometimes other programmes such as the Politics Show 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 Mon–Fri but not on Wednesdays, when Parliament is sitting. On weekdays, a version of World News Today at 19:00 British Time. The first half hour of this programme can be seen in the UK on BBC Four.

BBC World News presenters[edit]

PresenterProgramme(s)Regular hours
Mike EmbleyBBC World News, BBC News0200–0500 Tuesday–Friday
Adnan NawazBBC World News, BBC News0200–0500 Monday, 0200–0600 Saturday, 0100–0600 Sunday
Naga MunchettyBBC World News, BBC News0500–0800 Monday–Thursday (alternate)
TBABBC World News, BBC News0500–0800 Friday, 0600–1200 Saturday-Sunday
Nik GowingBBC World News0800–1100, 1130-1200 Monday–Thursday (alternate), Friday (alternate)
Geeta Guru-MurthyBBC World News0800–1100, 1130-1200 Monday–Thursday (alternate), Friday (alternate)
George AlagiahGMT1200–1300 Monday–Thursday (On leave due to Health reasons)
Stephen SackurGMT1200–1300 Most Fridays
Lucy HockingsImpact1300–1500 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Jon SopelGlobal1500–1700 Monday–Thursday
VariousBBC World News1700–1900 Tuesday–Thursday
Tim WillcoxBBC World News1600–1900 Friday
Ros AtkinsOutside Source, World Have Your Say1800–1900 Monday–Friday, 1500–1600 Friday
Sophie IkneyeFocus on Africa1830–1900 Monday–Friday (alternate)
Zeinab BadawiWorld News Today1900–2100 Monday & Thursday, 1900–2000 Friday
Philippa ThomasWorld News Today1900–2100 Tuesday & Wednesday, 2200–2245 Friday
Tanya BeckettBusiness Edition2100–2200 Monday–Thursday
Jamie RobertsonBusiness Edition, BBC World News2000–2200 Friday
Katty KayBBC World News America2200–2300 Monday–Friday
Babita SharmaNewsday2300–0200 Monday–Thursday
Rico HizonNewsday2300–0200 Monday–Thursday
Kasia MaderaNewsday, BBC News2300–0200 Friday–Saturday
Sharanjit LeylNewsday2300–0200 Friday
David EadesBBC World News1200–1900 Saturday–Sunday
Karin GiannoneBBC World News1900–0100 Saturday
Peter DobbieBBC World News1900–2300 Sunday

Relief presenters[edit]

Fiona ArmstrongBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Alice BaxterBBC World News, BBC NewsBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Christian FraserBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Gavin GreyBBC News, BBC World News, NewsdayBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Yalda HakimBBC World News, BBC NewsBBC News Channel, BBC World News,
Mishal HusainBBC World News, BBC Weekend News, BBC NewsBBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News
Roger JohnsonBBC BreakfastBBC One
Rebecca JonesBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Jon KayBBC BreakfastBBC One
Sian LloydBBC BreakfastBBC One
Deborah MackenzieBBC NewsBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Steph McGovernBBC BreakfastBBC One
Barbara MeredithBBC World NewsBBC World News
Rajesh MirchandaniBBC News, BBC World NewsBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Sally NugentBBC BreakfastBBC One
Mariko OiBBC World News, BBC NewsBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Ian PannellBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Adam ParsonsBBC News, BBC World News, NewsdayBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Matthew PriceBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Chris RogersBBC News, BBC World News, NewsdayBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Rachel SchofieldBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Dani SinhaBBC World NewsBBC World News
Carole WalkerBBC NewsBBC News Channel
Sian WilliamsBBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, BBC NewsBBC One, BBC News Channel
Sally BundockBBC World News, BBC News ChannelBBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News

Radio news presenters[edit]

BBC Radio 4[edit]

PresenterProgramme(s)Regular hours
John HumphrysToday0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
James NaughtieToday0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Sarah MontagueToday0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Evan DavisToday0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Justin WebbToday0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Mishal HusainToday0600–0900 Monday–Friday, 0700–0900 Saturday (on rota)
Martha KearneyThe World at One1300–1345 Monday–Thursday
Shaun LeyThe World at One, The World This Weekend1300–1345 Friday, 1300–1330 Sunday
Eddie MairPM1700–1800 Monday–Friday
Ritula ShahThe World Tonight2200–2245 Monday–Tuesday
Philippa ThomasThe World Tonight2200–2245 Friday
Carolyn QuinnSaturday PM, The Westminster Hour1700–1730 Saturday, 2200–2300 Sunday
Paddy O'ConnellBroadcasting House0900–1000 Sunday

BBC Radio 5 Live[edit]

PresenterProgramme(s)Regular hours
Nicky Campbell5 Live Breakfast0600–1000 Monday–Friday
Rachel Burden5 Live Breakfast0600–1000 Monday–Friday
Caroline BakerSaturday Breakfast0600–0900 Saturday
Phil GayleSaturday Breakfast0600–0900 Saturday
Tony LiveseySunday Breakfast0600–0830 Sunday
Garry RichardsonSportsweek0830–0930 Sunday
Danny BakerThe Danny Baker Show0900–1100 Saturday
Victoria DerbyshireVictoria Derbyshire1000–1200 Monday–Friday
Shelagh FogartyShelagh Fogarty1200–1400 Monday–Friday
Richard BaconRichard Bacon1400–1600 Monday–Thursday
Mark KermodeKermode and Mayo's Film Review1400–1600 Friday
Simon MayoKermode and Mayo's Film Review1400–1600 Friday
Peter Allen5 Live Drive1600–1900 Monday–Friday
Louise Minchin5 Live Drive1600–1900 Monday–Tuesday
Anna Foster5 Live Drive1600–1900 Wednesday–Friday
Chris WarburtonSaturday Edition2000–2200 Saturday
Declan CurryOn the Money2000–2030 Sunday
Adrian Goldberg5 Live Investigates[1]2100–2200 Sunday
Phil WilliamsPhil Williams2230–0100 Monday–Wednesday
Stephen NolanQuestion Time Extra Time
Stephen Nolan
2200–0100 Thursday
2200–0100 Friday–Sunday
Rhod SharpUp All Night0100–0500 Monday–Wednesday
Dotun AdebayoUp All Night0100–0500 Thursday–Sunday

BBC World Service presenters[edit]

PresenterProgramme(s)Regular hours
Pascale HarterFrom Our Own Correspondent1150–1200 Monday–Friday
Nuala McGovernNewsday0300–0600 Monday–Wednesday
Alan KasujjaNewsday0300–0600 Monday–Wednesday
Bola MosuroNewsday0300–0600 Thursday–Friday
Julian KeaneNewsday0300–0600 Thursday–Friday
Lawrence PollardNewsday0600–0830 Monday–Friday
Lerato MbeleNewsday0600–0830 Monday–Friday
Dan DamonWorld Update1000–1100 Monday–Friday
Ros AtkinsOutside Source1100 & 1800 Monday–Friday
Ben JamesWorld: Have Your Say
Jill McGiveringWorld: Have Your Say
Owen Bennett-JonesNewshour
James CoomarasamyNewshour
Lyse DoucetNewshour
Razia IqbalNewshour
Julian MarshallNewshour
Andrew PeachNewshour and Newsday


Foreign correspondents[edit]

World Affairs[edit]


Chief International Correspondent & Contributing Editor:


Middle East[edit]



U.S. & Canada[edit]








  • TBC


Latin America[edit]


Asia Pacific Editor:

South Asia Editor:

South Asia Correspondent:

China Editor:



Specialist correspondents[edit]




Deputy Editor:

Chief Correspondents:


National Editors:




Contributing Editor:

  • Branwen Jeffreys


  • Jane Hughes
  • Jane Dreaper
  • Dominic Hughes

Home Affairs[edit]



  • Rob Broomby – British AffairsBBC World Service
  • Chris Buckler – UK Affairs
  • Dominic Casciani
  • June Kelly
  • Matt Prodger
  • Tom Symonds
  • Danny Shaw
  • Naomi Grimley


  • Ben Ando

Social Affairs[edit]

Contributing Editor:

  • Alison Holt

Legal Affairs[edit]



Contributing Editor:


  • Gillian Hargreaves
  • Sean Coughlan

Religious Affairs[edit]

  • Robert Piggot

Diplomatic and Royal[edit]





Contributing Editor:


Business and Economics[edit]


Chief Correspondents:

  • Linda YuehBusiness & Contributing Editor – Singapore
  • TBC – Economics & Contributing Editor


  • Jonty Bloom
  • Andrew Walker – Econmics
  • Simon Gompertz – Personal Finance
  • Joe Lynam
  • John Moylan
  • Rob Pittam
  • Emma Simpson





Rural Affairs[edit]

  • Jeremy Cooke


  • Richard Westcott






Chief Correspondent:


  • Gordon Farquhar
  • Joe Wilson
  • Andy Swiss
  • Matt Slater
  • Olly Foster
  • Tim Franks

National/Regional correspondents[edit]

Northern England[edit]

  • Chris Buckler
  • Danny Savage
  • Fiona Trott
  • Nick Ravenscroft
  • Judith Moritz
  • Ed Thomas

Eastern England[edit]


West of England & South West of England[edit]


  • Lorna Gordon
  • James Cook
  • Colin Blaine
  • James Shaw
  • Raymond Buchanan – Holyrood

Northern Ireland[edit]

  • Chris Buckler
  • Andy Martin


  • Hywel Griffith

Contributing Editors[edit]

Mainly for BBC News: The Editors

News correspondents[edit]

News Editor:


  • Terry Stiastny
  • Lisa Hampele
  • Navdip Dhariwal
  • Colin Campbell
  • Keith Doyle
  • Andy Moore
  • Sabet Choudhury
  • Emma North
  • Michelle Robinson
  • Lisa McAllister
  • Jane Frances-Kelly
  • Emma-Jane Kirby
  • Anna Adams – interactive reporter

Programme correspondents[edit]


Daily Politics

PM / The World at One

  • Andrew Bomford
  • Michael Buchanan
  • Becky Milligan
  • Hugh Sykes

The World Tonight

  • Charlotte Ashton
  • Paul Moss


Segment presenters[edit]

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


PresenterRegular shifts
John BennettSport Today, BBC News Channel
Rob BonnetToday
Mike BushellBBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel[6]
Reshmin ChowdhuryBBC World News
Jenny CulshawBBC News Channel[6]
Frances DonovanBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Katherine DownesBBC News Channel[6]
Olly FosterBBC News Channel,[6] BBC Weekend News
Russell FullerBBC World Service, BBC News Channel, 5 Live
Katie GornallBBC News Channel[6]
Karthi GnanasegaramBBC News Channel, BBC World News[6]
Lizzie Greenwood-HughesBBC News Channel, BBC Weekend News, Saturday Sportsday
Amelia Harris-LindsayBBC News Channel, BBC World News[6]
Mandy HenryBBC News Channel
Damian JohnsonBBC News Channel[6]
Phil JonesBBC World News[6]
Jonathan LegardToday, 5 Live, BBC News Channel
Andrew LindsayBBC News Channel, BBC World News[6]
Sally NugentBBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel[6]
Ore OdubaBBC News Channel
Will Perry5 Live, BBC News Channel
Claire RourkeBBC News Channel
Garry RichardsonToday
George Riley5 Live, BBC News Channel
Tulsen TollettBBC World News
Azi FarniBBC News Channel, BBC World News


PresenterRegular shiftsRegular hours
Alice BaxterBBC World News, BBC News Channel0500–0930 Friday
Tanya BeckettBBC World News,[7] Business Edition1800–2200 Monday–Thursday
Sally BundockBBC World News[8]0500–0930 Monday–Thursday
Mickey ClarkWake Up to Money, 5 Live Breakfast[9]
Sara CoburnBBC World News
Declan CurryYour Money, BBC News Channel, Radio 5 Live[10][11][12]1000–1100 Saturday
Lesley CurwenBusiness Daily, Today
Sally EdenBBC World News
Juliette FosterBBC World News1400–2300 Monday–Friday
Victoria FritzBBC Business, BBC News Channel,1400-1800 Monday-Friday
Philip HampsheirBBC World News
Penny HaslamBBC Breakfast
Aaron HeslehurstBBC Breakfast, BBC World News[13]0900–1700 Monday–Friday
Rico HizonAsia Business Report, World Business Report[14][15]2300–0600 Monday–Thursday
Simon JackToday[16]0500–1000 Monday–Friday
Dominic LaurieBBC Breakfast, Wake Up to Money, Radio 5 Live[17][18]
Theo LeggettWorld Business Report
Paul LewisBBC Breakfast, Money Box[19][20]
Sharanjit LeylAsia Business Report, World Business Report[21]2300–0600 Friday
Lerato MbeleAfrica Business Report[22]
Steph McGovernBBC Breakfast[23]0600–0915 Monday–Friday
Maryam MoshiriBBC News Channel, BBC World News
Jeremy NaylorWake Up to Money[18]
Adam ParsonsBBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel, Radio 5 Live[24]
Rebecca PikeRadio 2[25]
Jamie RobertsonBBC World News,[26] Business Edition1600–2200 Friday
Justin RowlattBusiness Daily[27]
Manuela SaragosaWorld Business Report
Ben ThompsonBBC Breakfast, BBC Business, BBC News Channel, BBC World News0830–1400 Monday–Friday
Andrew VerityNewsnight, Wake Up to Money, 5 Live Breakfast[9][28]

Weather forecasters[edit]

BBC Weather employs a number of broadcast meteorologists to deliver forecasts across its range of television and radio services. Most forecasters work across all mediums and shifts.

Programme presenters[edit]

See also[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.
  1. ^ Podcasts - 5 live Investigates BBC Radio 5 Live
  2. ^ Dutch election: Pro-Europe VVD and Labour parties win BBC News, 13 September 2012
  3. ^ From Our Own Correspondent: Afghanistan and Ukraine, BBC World Service (27 March 2012)
    Svoboda: The rise of Ukraine's ultra-nationalists, BBC News (26 December 2012)
  4. ^ "BBC appoints Sunday Telegraph's Kamal Ahmed as business editor". guardian. 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  5. ^ Press Information Blake's Parliamentary Yearbook
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Sport news bulletins start in Salford Ariel (BBC), 6 March 2012
  7. ^ World Business Report - Tanya Beckett BBC News, 21 April 2008
  8. ^ World Business Report - Sally Bundock BBC News, 21 April 2008
  9. ^ a b Wake up to Money BBC Radio 5Live
  10. ^ Your Money BBC News
  11. ^ Show Me the Money BBC News
  12. ^ On the Money BBC Radio 5 Live
  13. ^ World Business Report BBC News, 6 April 2011
  14. ^ Canon set for strong profit rise helped by a weaker yen BBC News, 25 April 2012
  15. ^ Asia Business Report BBC News, 6 April 2011
  16. ^ Forbes: American dream is alive and well BBC News, 20 July 2012
  17. ^ How to get around the hidden costs of voicemail BBC News, 7 June 2012
  18. ^ a b Podcasts - Wake Up To Money BBC Radio
  19. ^ Paul Lewis BBC Radio 4
  20. ^ Money Box BBC Radio 4, 21 July 2012
  21. ^ Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia call off planned share swap BBC News, 3 May 2012
  22. ^ Africa Business Report BBC News
  23. ^ Stephanie McGovern Breakfast, BBC One
  24. ^ 5 Live Drive BBC Radio 5 Live, 31 May 2012
  25. ^ Rebecca Pike BBC Radio 2
  26. ^ World Business Report - Jamie Robertson BBC News, 21 April 2008
  27. ^ US regulator demands 'effective cop' for UK Libor banks BBC News, 4 July 2012
  28. ^ Will more mortgage lenders raise rates? Newsnight, BBC News, 9 March 2012
  29. ^ Weekend World BBC News

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