Jenni worked as a continuity announcer for BBC TV Presentation (1978 – 1980). She also did some freelance announcing and newsreading (in-vision) for the BBC in Bristol (1979) and Norwich (1980). Later she read the news for LBC/IRN and presented programmes for BBC Radio Sussex. Jenni returned to acting and now works as an actress/voiceover artist in London and at home via ISDN.

John was a BBC TV network announcer for 21 years (1964 – 1985), including a period as a senior network announcer (February 1982 to 1985). He died in November 1985.

Peter possibly holds the record for youngest ever continuity announcer on UK TV. At the age of 17, he joined BBC Northern Ireland while still at school. He subsequently obtained a degree from Queen’s University, Belfast.

During his initial four years with the BBC (1975 to 1978), he was a newsreader on Scene Around Six with Barry Cowan and Sean Rafferty; he also covered other TV news broadcasts including the news at closedown on BBC One Northern Ireland.

On leaving university, Peter joined BBC Northern Ireland on contract under Mike Baguley in the presentation department. He presented programmes and read the news as well as performing continuity duties for BBC Radio Ulster. He then moved to BBC TV presentation, working with what he describes as “two Ulster broadcasting legends”, David Gamble and Mike Nunan. He later became a reporter on Good Morning Ulster on BBC Radio Ulster before transferring to BBC Radio 2 in 1982 to take up a contract position as an announcer in the presentation department under Iain Purdon.

Over the years, Peter has presented various music and entertainment shows for BBC Radio, including: Peter Dickson’s Nightcap on BBC Radio 2, deputising for Gloria Hunniford on her BBC Radio 2 show and Newsbeat on BBC Radio 1.

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Simon is best-known for his long stint as a BBC Radio 1 DJ and radio presenter on several other stations. He was also an in-vision continuity announcer for ATV (early 1970s) and Thames Television (dates TBC).

Simon’s career spans several decades covering all genres of broadcasting. He started his international broadcasting career in America during the 1960s. He continued to work abroad in New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia before returning to the UK to take up residence as a presenter at the BBC’s news, arts and entertainment station, BBC Radio 4. In the late-1970s he moved to BBC Radio 1 and became a top ‘pop’ disc jockey, presenting the morning show for 17 years and creating the famous Our Tune slot.

He has won several Sony Awards for radio programming including an in-depth look at musician Eric Clapton and his Round the World series. In 1993 he was voted Radio Personality of the Year. Simon has broadcast from over 50 countries and his interest in third world issues has led him to make television programmes on India and Pakistan.

Jane was a BBC TV announcer (1991 – c. 1996) and a BBC World Service TV announcer (1992).

Ben was a BBC TV network announcer (1994 – 1996). He then moved to an announcing role at Channel 4 (1996 – c. 1998).

Pamela is a former Miss Ireland and was an in-vision announcer on RTÉ Network 2 from the late-1990s. She went on to present a late-night programme strand on RTÉ One in early 2000, appearing in-vision.

Pamela left RTÉ in early 2001 but returned c. 2003 to co-present RTÉ One’s fashion show, Off the Rails.