Tony Morris is a former presenter on ITV Granada Reports.
Morris joined BBC Northwest Tonight initially as a reporter for the flagship programme based in Manchester, later going on to present shorter bulletins, usually weekend bulletins and the regional bulletin following the BBC News at Ten. For a brief period in his latter years with the BBC he worked as a reporter for the national news being based in London.
In 2003, Morris joined ITV Granada as the new male co-anchor alongside Lucy Meacock for Granada Reports. More recently, he had alternate lunchtime and late bulletins added to his role. He celebrated 10 years on Granada Reports in September 2013.
In 2007, Morris stood-in on the ITV Weekend News, which followed Granada Reports becoming the first regional news program ever to win a BAFTA.
Tony died on Saturday 1st August 2020 following a battle with kidney cancer.
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Granada Reports has broadcast its last bulletin from its famous studios in Quay Street this evening. (video: openers & close) Tony Morris will present the first bulletin from Granada’s new home in MediaCityUK, Salford at 6.35pm on Sunday evening.