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Adrian Mills is a hugely experienced presenter of live television and radio. He launched his on-screen career as an investigative reporter and co-presenter on the BBC’s consumer flagship ‘That’s Life’ programme. His presenting credits include BBC ‘Breakfast Time’, ‘Watchdog’, Central TV’s hard-hitting live discussion forum ‘Central Weekend Live’, Carlton’s ‘The Weekend Show’ and the BBC’s ‘People Today.’ He also reported for the BBC for three years on feedback programme ‘Bite Back.’ He has hosted live news phone-in programmes for both Talk Radio and LBC, where he remains a regular freelance contributor.
Dick is a highly qualified producer/director who has held senior editorial posts in both BBC and ITN newsrooms. He produced all key terrestrial national news bulletins for both channels before being appointed ‘Specials’ producer for ITN. Dick was responsible for ITN’s fast-turnaround documentaries after both 9/11 and the bombing of Bali. He was the producer/editor of ITN news-based talk show ‘Sir Trevor McDonald Meets’ and further credits include ‘Terror Target Britain’ for Channel Five and ‘The Hunt for the Bismarck and Hood’ for Channel Four in addition to factual programming for Discovery, the History Channel and Artsworld. He has experience of print and radio, having trained on the Northampton Evening Telegraph before joining the BBC, working for local stations nationwide and the World Service as a reporter/producer. He is currently a freelance producer of factual television.
Glen Thompsett has twenty five years’ experience as a reporter and broadcaster in both television and radio. He was a news presenter at Sky News for five years before moving to ITV1 regional station Meridian where he currently works as a freelance presenter and reporter. As a studio presenter, he has covered major news stories including the Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster. His extensive radio experience includes presenting talk radio for Invicta Radio in Kent and the revamped Radio Caroline.
Paul Coia has twenty five years’ experience as a television and radio presenter and fifteen years’ experience as a corporate trainer and presenter. He is a former anchor of the BBC’s ‘Pebble Mill at One’ for which he won the TV Critics’ Award for his skills as an interviewer. His broadcasting career was launched at Glasgow’s Radio Clyde followed by radio shows for Radio Scotland, Radio Two and LBC. He moved into television hosting his own chat show ‘Meet Paul Coia’ for Scottish Television. He is known for live tv presentation having hosted live charity telethons in Scotland including five ‘Children in Need’ specials and two 27 hour ITV Telethons, plus the Sky TV Telethon with Chris Tarrant. He is currently the narrator of documentaries for the BBC, ITN News Channel and The Discovery Channel.
Highly experienced broadcaster Debbie Greenwood’s career began with Granada Television before joining BBC ‘Breakfast Time’ where her interviewees included Margaret Thatcher. She has presented for all the UK’s main channels with on-screen credits including ‘Tricks of the Trade’ for BBC 2, ‘Heaven Knows’ for ITV 1, consumer show ‘Streetwise’ for Channel Four and ‘Spellbound’ for Sky One. She was an anchor for UK Living’s live daytime programming and Gloria Hunniford’s replacement on ‘Open House’ for Channel Five. In radio she presented ‘The Late Night Show’ for Radio Two and ‘The Weekend Breakfast’ programme for LBC and continues to present for London talk news service 97.3. She remains a freelance television and radio presenter and voice-over artist.
Tom Murphy has worked as a news cameraman in trouble spots throughout the world. In 1982 he spent three months behind enemy lines with Sandy Gall in Afghanistan for ITN. He has won Emmy awards for his coverage of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, a Moscow documentary shoot and for his footage of the Iraq War, filmed over more than three months in Baghdad in 2003, some of which was used in the Michael Moore film ‘Fahrenheit 9/11.’ He was at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on November 9 1989. All the earliest pictures of Germans breaching the Berlin Wall were Tom’s. His assignments have included the Bosnian War, US operations in Somalia, the 1994 Sarajevo marketplace bombing and, in 2004, location filming in Tora Bora, Afghanistan. He is currently a freelance cameraman for BBC Network and American tv channels, the Discovery Channel series ‘Unsolved History’ and corporate productions.
Andy Smith trained as a cameraman/lighting director with the BBC and has covered national news and sports events for more than twenty years across the UK, Europe, West Africa, South America and Japan. His newsgathering credits include BBC Network and Breakfast News plus ‘Breakfast with Frost.’ His factual programmes have included ‘Watchdog’, ‘21st Century Medicine’ and ‘Britain's Most Wanted.’ Since turning freelance, Andy has supervised assignments from a multi-camera shoot in the Falklands to a one-man operation following the Thames Valley Helicopter Support Unit. He remains a freelance cameraman working primarily for the BBC – both nationally and regionally.