Presenters and Reporters W


Welcome to our section about those BBC people with a name beginning with W who have bought us the news over the years

 

CHARLES WHEELER

1923 - 2008

Charles joined the BBC in 1947 and became the BBC's longest serving foreign correspondant staying with the corporation until his death in 2008

 

1965 1980s 
 
2004  

 

RICHARD WHITMORE

BBC newsreader in the 1970s and 1980s

 

Early  1970s

 

NICHOLAS WITCHELL

Nicholas Witchell joined the BBC in 1976 and was one of the first newsreaders when the BBC launched it's Six O'Clock News in 1984. By the end of the 1980s Witchell had moved to the Breakfast News and two years later was covering coverage of the war in the Gulf. He has also reported the news on some major events including the Zebrugge Ferry Disaster, the plane bombing over Lockerbie and the death of Princess Diana. He became the BBC's royal correspondant in 1998

 

1991

 

 

PETER WOODS

1930 - 1995

Peter Woods joined the BBC in the 1960s and became known on the programme Newsroom where he was the first newsreader to be seen in colour in the UK.

1960s 1964
1980 1980

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