NICKY Campbell is one of the best-known TV and radio presenters in the business. But if you want to know more about the career of the long-serving presenter and journalist, then here's the lowdown... How old is Nicky Campbell? Nicky Campbell was born in April 1961, which makes him 57 years old. The star was born in Edinburgh and adopted when he was just four days old by his map publisher father and psychiatric social worker mother. Nicky decided to trace his birth mother in 1989, and after having children of his own, he then sought out his Irish biological father in 2002. Who is Nicky Campbell's wife Tina Ritchie? Nicky married his second wife, Christina 'Tina' Ritchie in December 1997 in Kensington, London. Tina is a fellow journalist and the former head of Virgin Radio News, and the couple have four daughters together. Nicky was previously married to first wife Linda Larnach, who he nursed through ME - which led to Nicky taking a career break - before they divorced. What is Nicky … [Read more...] about How old is Nicky Campbell, who’s the Long Lost Family presenter’s wife and what other TV and radio shows has he hosted?
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PUBLISHED: 17:12 10 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:15 10 May 2018 Fraser Whieldon Some of the pupils who are part of Sandridge School's TV and radio clubs. Archant A school’s television and radio clubs have been shortlisted not once, but twice, for major education awards. Sandridge School Radio and TV Station was nominated for the Technology in Learning award and Community Champion award at the Community Education Awards, after beating off more than 7,000 competitors to make it to the shortlist. The station’s leader Richard Sherwood said: “It’s nice for the pupils who are a part of radio and TV clubs to be rewarded in this way, and shows their hard work has been recognised supporting the community as well as their learning within the school.” The station previously featured in the Herts Advertiser after making a film on road safety which was screened at the Sandpit Theatre. “Having external bodies wanting to showcase our work is just amazing, and … [Read more...] about Sandridge School TV and radio clubs shortlisted for awards
YEREVAN, APRIL 19, ARMENPRESS. DJ, TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, BBC reports. The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy said. The causes of the death are unknown yet. “While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time of grief”, his agent said. Winton started his career as a DJ in London leading to work on local radio. In 1986 he joined BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One. But his big break came with ITV's daytime show Supermarket Sweep, which he hosted from 1993 to 2001 and again when it was rebooted in 2007. English –translator/editor: Aneta Harutyunyan … [Read more...] about British TV and radio host Dale Winton dies at 62
Best-selling author of travel, culture and social history books, as well as a prolific TV and radio presenter, Stuart Maconie co-hosts the daily Radcliffe and Maconie Show and also presents The Freak Zone and The Freakier Zone on BBC 6 Music. As a writer and journalist, he has written for the likes of Q Magazine, Elle, The Times and The Guardian, and was an assistant editor for NME. Here, Stuart proves he can both talk the talk and walk the walk... Please tell us a little about yourself and the path that led to what you do now? I’m a writer and broadcaster. I sent the NME some stuff in the late 80s and they gave me a job. As a child, what did you want to be? A writer, which is handy. Who is your main inspiration and why? Way too many to list them all; Clive James, J B Priestley, Orwell, P J O Rourke, Philip Larkin, Abba, Chic. In October 2016, you retraced the Jarrow marchers’ route to London to mark the event’s 80th anniversary, and on May 12 you will host a live … [Read more...] about Five minutes with: Best-selling author, and prolific TV and radio presenter, Stuart Maconie
Home / News / World by Press Association 19/01/2018, 11:31 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A new poll suggests the Swiss are willing to continue paying fees for public broadcasting ahead of a referendum being closely watched across Europe. The survey published by Tamedia group found 59% of respondents would reject a proposal to abolish the current system of financing public TV and radio stations. The online poll of 15,197 voters, conducted on January 15, found 40% would back the so-called No Billag proposal, named after the company tasked with collecting the fee. The survey has a margin of error of 1.1 percentage points. Backers of the proposal say charging households 451.10 Swiss francs (£340) a year for radio and television is excessive. Opponents warn it could imperil an important public service in multilingual Switzerland. The vote will take place on March 4. Sign up to our Daily newsletter More from the … [Read more...] about Swiss willing to keep paying for public TV and radio – poll