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BBC Points West; My Accidental Career

Very soon I was presenting the Breakfast Bulletins for three days and co-presenting the main evening news programme a couple of days a week. The early shift was really good fun. Everyone involved with the Breakfast News, because of the … Continue reading

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Life in the Bubble. My Accidental Career

My first job at BBC Points West was presenting the regional news bulletins…. the two or three minute summaries that were broadcast throughout the day, starting at six o’clock in the morning and finishing at ten thirty in the evening. … Continue reading

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Mark Byford and BBC Points West. My Accidental Career.

After about eighteen months at HTV West I yearned to be taken more seriously. Well, seriously, really, MORE didn’t come into it. We were regarded, by the Presentation Editor, as a parade of clearly spoken glamour pusses. The only notes … Continue reading

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