The Media of the United Kingdom is vibrant and dynamic, consisting of different types of communication media like television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and Web sites. With its diverse range of providers, the most prominent being the state-owned public service broadcaster, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), Britain is a fertile ground for flourishing media personalities. Francesca Unsworth, a British journalist and media executive who is currently the director of the BBC World Service Group is a significant media personality in the nation. Other prominent individuals associated with the BBC include Bruce Reynolds who became one of the youngest business reporters to be on National British Television at age 26. Broadcaster Kwame Kwei-Armah became the second black Briton to have a play staged in the West End, and is one of the important black media personalities in the U.K. June Sarpong a television presenter of Ghanaian descent, and Diane Johnson are among the successful women in the English media. Mike Neville—best known for his solid presentational style and witty banter—is also an important figure in the media of the U.K. This section provides you information about the life and works of British media personalities.

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29 May 1975

Simon CowellSimon Cowell

07 October 1959

Rachel RileyRachel Riley

11 January 1986

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson

11 April 1960

George OrwellGeorge Orwell

25 June 1903

Mary BerryMary Berry

24 March 1935

Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby

10 February 1981

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson

06 January 1960

Piers MorganPiers Morgan

30 March 1965

Bear GryllsBear Grylls

07 June 1974

Anna WintourAnna Wintour

03 November 1949

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Jamie OliverJamie Oliver

27 May 1975

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos

18 October 1984

Noel EdmondsNoel Edmonds

22 December 1948

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking

02 November 1970

Anne HegertyAnne Hegerty

14 July 1958

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Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile

31 October 1926

James MayJames May

16 January 1963

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne

09 October 1952

Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker

03 March 1971

Mark LabbettMark Labbett

15 August 1965

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo

26 May 1953

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Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour

12 January 1958

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden

16 February 1971

Jerry SpringerJerry Springer

13 February 1944

Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc

15 June 1968

Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins

13 February 1975

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Lliana BirdLliana Bird

17 August 1981

Katie PiperKatie Piper

12 October 1983

Joey EssexJoey Essex

29 July 1990

Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington

23 September 1972

Jane AsherJane Asher

05 April 1946

Cilla BlackCilla Black

27 May 1943

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Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty

25 February 1975

Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth

22 February 1928

Konnie HuqKonnie Huq

17 July 1975

Jonathan RossJonathan Ross

17 November 1960

Guy MartinGuy Martin

04 November 1981

Jeremy KyleJeremy Kyle

07 July 1965

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Louise MinchinLouise Minchin

08 September 1968

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah

22 November 1955

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry

03 May 1970

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan

10 August 1963

Zain AsherZain Asher

27 August 1983

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Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth

15 May 1968

Jeremy BeadleJeremy Beadle

12 April 1948

Angela CarterAngela Carter

07 May 1940

Dani HarmerDani Harmer

08 February 1989

Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney

03 April 1986

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler

05 September 1905

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Alan CorenAlan Coren

27 June 1938

Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall

23 May 1890

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

Mishal HusainMishal Husain

11 February 1973

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge

24 March 1903

Lucy WatsonLucy Watson

20 February 1991

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Murray WalkerMurray Walker

10 October 1923

Robin DayRobin Day

24 October 1923

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw

30 August 1960

Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer

23 October 1979

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson

27 October 1950

Chris HarrisChris Harris

20 January 1975

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Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi

24 November 1959

Mark ThomasMark Thomas

11 April 1963

Norman AngellNorman Angell

26 December 1872

George ShelleyGeorge Shelley

27 July 1993

Chris MorrisChris Morris

05 September 1965

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott

26 October 1846

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Stacey DooleyStacey Dooley

09 March 1987

Bradley WalshBradley Walsh

04 June 1960

Steve-OSteve-O

13 June 1974

Kenny EverettKenny Everett

25 December 1944

Richard HammondRichard Hammond

19 December 1969

Jessica-Jane ClementJessica-Jane Clement

24 February 1985

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Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg

1976 AD

Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield

01 April 1962

Martin ClunesMartin Clunes

28 November 1961