A former actress who went on to become an in-vision continuity announcer for TWW in the 1960s and its successor, HTV West (1968 – c. 1984).

Helen was an announcer at Granada Media Group’s northern transmission centre in Leeds.  She voiced announcements on Yorkshire, Tyne Tees, Granada and Border Television until October 2002.

She began her broadcasting career while at school, presenting on Hospital Radio Friarage in Northallerton, then with University Radio Falmer at Sussex University. She went on to work for BBC Radio York, AA Roadwatch and BBC Radio Leeds before joining Yorkshire Television in 1995. Helen has also worked with the ITV regional weather team as a producer-director and presenter. She was a familiar voice on the Wellbeing channel, working on promotions and as a narrator.

Helen is also known in the corporate sector as a presenter and voiceover artist.

Lucy’s journalistic career began as a reporter with BBC local radio – BBC Radio Solent, BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester and BBC Greater London Radio.  Her first TV job was with Anglia TV as a producer.  She soon moved on to reporting and presenting on Anglia News.

She later became a regular face on the ITV London regional news programme London Today and was soon co-anchoring the early evening London Tonight with Alastair Stewart.

Lucy later co-anchored the breakfast programme on the ITV News Channel with Andrew Harvey.  In 2006, she joined Sky News.

Aitken brandished his ‘sword of truth’ as a news reporter and presenter on Calendar in the early 1970s before he won the Thanet East parliamentary constituency for the Conservative Party in 1974, and turned to a career in politics.

He was later a board director of TV-am during its troubled early life.

Pamela was a continuity announcer/director with BBC Northern Ireland (October 2001 – October 2010).  She then moved to a creative marketing producer role, creating (and occasionally voicing) programme and campaign trails for BBC One/Two Northern Ireland.

Kay is a presenter on BBC Midlands Today and has been with the programme since 1974.  She was one of the main presenters on the programme until the late-1990s.  Kay now covers breakfast and lunchtime shifts mostly.

As a freelance, she also works on corporate videos and provides voiceovers.

Keith was a news presenter with TVS.  When Meridian took over the southern ITV franchise, he moved to BBC Look North at BBC North East in Newcastle.

Keith is currently a senior reporter for BBC Look North.