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Bill Turnbull

One of the UK’s best loved BBC News Breakfast TV presenters, Bill Turnbull spent fifteen years been waking up Britain. Vastly experienced in the broadcasting sphere Bill’s warm and friendly tone relxes and engages an audience. Bill’s flawless delivery ensures he is an adept conference facilitator and awards ceremony host.

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Bill Turnbull Biography

One of the UK’s best loved BBC News Breakfast TV presenters, Bill Turnbull, has been waking Britain up since 2001.

Bill’s broadcasting career began at Glasgow local commercial radio station Radio Clyde in 1978. In 1980 he became a reporter for LBC and Capital Radio in London before freelancing in the USA.

He joined the BBC as a reporter for Radio 4's Today programme in 1986, and after three years he moved to Breakfast Time, where he reported on current affairs and world-shaping events, including the Lockerbie disaster and the Romanian Revolution of 1989.

For Bill there could have been no steeper learning curve. How to make TV in the midst of rapidly changing and emotive events drew him to imagine correspondent roles, and in 1990 his dream became a reality at the BBC. As a News Correspondent, Bill covered every type of story from local issues to presidential elections,...

One of the UK’s best loved BBC News Breakfast TV presenters, Bill Turnbull, has been waking Britain up since 2001.

Bill’s broadcasting career began at Glasgow local commercial radio station Radio Clyde in 1978. In 1980 he became a reporter for LBC and Capital Radio in London before freelancing in the USA.

He joined the BBC as a reporter for Radio 4's Today programme in 1986, and after three years he moved to Breakfast Time, where he reported on current affairs and world-shaping events, including the Lockerbie disaster and the Romanian Revolution of 1989.

For Bill there could have been no steeper learning curve. How to make TV in the midst of rapidly changing and emotive events drew him to imagine correspondent roles, and in 1990 his dream became a reality at the BBC. As a News Correspondent, Bill covered every type of story from local issues to presidential elections, and between 1994 and 1998, as the BBC’s s Washington Correspondent he reported on the Moscow uprising in 199, the Oklahoma bomb, OJ Simpson’s infamous trial and the political bombshell that was the Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky scandal.

Also on the news frontline during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Bill’s popularity grew and he became a regular presenter on BBC News 24 and BBC Radio 5 Live, before joining the Breakfast presenting team full-time.

In 2005, he was a contestant in the third series of the BBC dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing.

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