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Name? Claire Marshall Age? 31 Where are you from? Bristol How did you get started in broadcasting? Ran a restricted service licence radio station at university When was that? 2005 Why News broadcasting? I started off doing the PR for… Read more

Name Eric MacInnes Age 40 Where are you from? Glasgow via Zambia How did you get started in Broadcasting? Joined ITN as an editorial trainee When was that: 1987 Why News Broadcasting? I always wanted to be a journalist but… Read more

Name? Keir Simmons Age? 34 Where are you from? South East London via Bristol How did you get started in broadcasting? At Independent Radio News. When was that? In 1996 I think. Why News broadcasting? It was either this or… Read more

Name? Liam Dutton Age? 25 Where are you from? Cardiff born and bred, but lived in London for the past 3 years. How did you get started in broadcasting? After doing a degree in Geography, I applied for a job… Read more

Name? Alex Rossi Age? 30 Where are you from? Salisbury, Wiltshire How did you get started in broadcasting? Started in BBC local radio after finishing university . When was that? 1997 Why news broadcasting? I enjoy the buzz of chasing… Read more

Name? Dan Walker – but I did work under the pseudonym Tom Wilson for a year (not my choice)! Age? When I started at the BBC 18 months ago 2 people tried to guess my age. One said 21 the… Read more

Name? Colin Briggs Age? Like the How old Cary Grant? gag. Old Colin Briggs fine, how old you? I did O levels. Does that make me truly ancient? Where are you from? Southampton How did you get started in broadcasting?… Read more

Name? John Young Age? 39 Where are you from? Born London, brought up Surrey & Dorset, now living in Sussex How did you get started in broadcasting? BBC Training Scheme When was that? 1990-1991 Why News broadcasting? Because it’s fast,… Read more

Name? Richard Bilton, Special Correspondent Age? I’m 37. Where are you from? I’m from Leeds. How did you get started in broadcasting? I’ve risen up through the BBC structure. Local radio in Cleveland was my first job, my first local… Read more

Name? Olly Foster Age? 34 Where are you from? Born in London, 8 formative years in Cyprus, Back to London for Uni. How did you get started in broadcasting? Got an admin job at Capital Radio, blagged a job writing… Read more

Name? Dani Sinha Age? 27 Where are you from? I grew up in the North West but have spent most of my adult life in the South. How did you get started in broadcasting? Won’t bore you with the huge… Read more

Name? Faye Barker Age? Getting to an age where I no longer like answering that question! Where are you from? Devon How did you get started in Broadcasting? I did some work experience at a channel called EBN which has… Read more