Alastair Burnet began work as a reporter for The Glasgow Herald, before joining The Economist in 1958 as a sub-editor, leader writer, and subsequently, associate editor.
Alastair Stewart's career in television started in 1976 with Southern Television in Southampton. He was a reporter, industrial correspondent, presenter and documentary maker.
Andrea Byrne started her journalism and media career as a local radio reporter for Guildford-based County Sound Radio. She then joined local television station MyTV Portsmouth as a reporter, but when the station was forced to lay off staff, she was...
Andrew Gardner was one of the original presenters of News at Ten when it began in 1967.
Carol Barnes started her working life as a supply teacher, but decided to switch to a career in media.
Dermot Murnaghan worked as a trainee reporter on local newspapers before joining Channel 4 as a researcher and later a reporter for The Business Programme.
Geraint Vincent joined ITN in April 2002 as a news correspondent for ITV News.
Gordon Honeycombe was an ITN presenter from 1965-1977.
John Suchet began his career in journalism in 1967, when he was taken on as a graduate trainee by Reuters news agency.
After graduation, Julia Somerville joined publisher IPC, working on Homes and Gardens magazine, a Women's Journal, the PR section of Woman's Own.
Image from Transdiffusion, used with permission. After leaving university, Julian Haviland joined the Surrey Advertiser and worked as a reporter.
Julie Etchingham got her first job in journalism with BBC Radio Leicester while still at school, and joined the BBC graduate programme from university.
Katie Derham began her broadcasting career at the BBC, starting as a researcher on Radio 4's Money Box. In 1995 she won the Bradford & Bingley "Best Personal Finance Broadcaster Award" for her work as a presenter on Radio 5 Live's Moneycheck. She...
Leonard Parkin worked as a reporter on the BBC's Panorama for many years before joining ITN, initially as a reporter but later as a newscaster for ITV's main early evening bulletins in the 1970s.
Mark Austin has covered all the major sporting events for ITV News, including the Olympics, Wimbledon, the British Open, rugby internationals, football news and cricket.
Martyn Lewis was a news presenter and reporter on HTV and ITN, before joining the BBC in 1986 to present BBC News bulletins until the major relaunch of all output in 1999–2000.
Mary Nightingale started her journalism career as a presenter and writer on World Business Satellite for TV Tokyo. She then went on to work for BBC World's World Business Report as a presenter and writer, covering economic and corporate...
Natasha Kaplinsky started out presenting on F2F, a youth chat show, for Granada Talk TV in 1996 with co-host Sacha Baron Cohen. She then moved to presenting early morning news bulletins at Meridian. Within six months, she was co-presenting their evening...
Nina Hossain's ambitions to be a journalist began at an early age.
Pamela Armstrong's career in journalism started with Capital Radio where she presented the daily news and current affairs programme London Today.
Rageh Omaar began his journalistic career as a trainee for The Voice newspaper.
Reginald Bosanquet was on the staff of ITN from its earliest days, initially as a sub-editor. He later reported from many parts of the world and was diplomatic correspondent for four years.
Sandy Gall joined ITN in 1963 as a foreign correspondent.
Initially resisting the temptation to continue a family trait working in journalism Scott succumbed and went to work on The Sunday Post in Dundee, Scotland, for two years.
Tom Bradby has worked for ITN, producer of ITV News, since 1990 when he joined the organisation as an editorial trainee.
After working as a print and broadcast journalist in Trinidad during the 1960s, in 1969, Trevor McDonald was employed by BBC Radio as a producer, based in London but still broadcasting to the Caribbean.