Elaine’s broadcasting career began with BBC Northern Ireland in the early 1990s, as a continuity announcer on BBC Radio Ulster. In 1994, she moved to television, as a continuity announcer/director. She moved to BBC Radio Ulster briefly c. 1996 before returning to her television continuity role.

Russell moved to Channel TV from the Chrysalis Group in London where he had been newsreading on London radio stations Heart 106.2 and LBC 97.3 (often heard as a regular member of Sandi Toksvig’s team) and also presenting on LBC News 1152. Prior to that he worked in commercial and BBC radio in the regions for more than twelve years as a newsreader, producer and reporter and occasionally popped up covering stories for television with BBC South Today.

At Channel TV, Russell was initially a stand-in presenter on Channel Report; he later became one of the programme’s regular presenters. He also provided continuity announcements at Channel TV.

Russell later moved to ITV Border, where he presented bulletins and filled in on the main Lookaround programme.

In 2005, David began announcing duties for the UKTV network (on UKTV Food, UKTV Gold and UKTV People), whilst training to be an actor at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

In 2006, he became the regular voice on UKTV G2 with fellow continuity announcer Stella Attar. They recorded double-headers and pioneered the dual-continuity concept. Also in 2006, David began announcing for BBC Prime, broadcasting across Europe and South Africa.

In 2007, David appeared in Mamma Mia! in the West End.

Jane was a continuity announcer with BBC Scotland TV (1986) and could also be seen reading the news in-vision at lunchtime. She then moved to Channel 4, where she worked on the announcing rota in the late-1980s and during the 1990s. In more recent times, as well as being the voice of Orange, Jane also provides continuity announcements for UKTV History.

Vivien was a Central TV announcer and newsreader (early 1980s). She was also a daytime continuity announcer for Thames TV and Anglia TV at about the same time.

In 1983, she had a spell as a BBC TV network announcer. She was a presenter on BBC Radio 2 (1980), and also an announcer there (1980 – 1982). She also appeared as relief weather presenter on BBC TV’s Breakfast Time (1988). She was also one of the voices on BBC TV’s Points of View (1988 – TBC).

Linda was a Central TV continuity announcer, often seen presenting Central Morning Supplement along with announcer colleagues Helen Lloyd, Simon Willis and Gary Terzza.

Kerrie was an announcer at Granada’s northern transmission centre (May 2000 – 28th October 2002). She joined as a trainee announcer, after graduating in film, media and communication from Sheffield Hallam University. Hr continuity announcements were heard on Border, Granada, Yorkshire and Tyne Tees. She was a regular promotional voice for the Wellbeing Channel and was also heard occasionally on regional promotions made in Leeds. Kerrie moved from announcing to weather presenting after regional continuity ended on ITV.