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.
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
08 May 1926
Broadcaster, Naturalist
Natalie DormerNatalie Dormer
11 February 1982
Actress

Simon CowellSimon Cowell
07 October 1959
Reality TV Celebrity

Bear GryllsBear Grylls
07 June 1974
Adventurer

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden
16 February 1971
Actress
George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903
Writer

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Journalist
Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist

Rachel RileyRachel Riley
11 January 1986
TV Presenter
Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952
Television host

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975
Chef and Restaurateur
Jeremy KyleJeremy Kyle
07 July 1965
Television Presenter

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31 October 1926
DJ, Television & Radio Personality
James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker
03 March 1971
Critic, Humourist, Screenwriter

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Mark LabbettMark Labbett
15 August 1965
Television Personality

Charlie DimmockCharlie Dimmock
10 August 1966
TV Presenter, Gardener

Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Jerry SpringerJerry Springer
13 February 1944
Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News
Guy MartinGuy Martin
04 November 1981
Motorcycle Racer
Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell
18 August 1972
Television Presenter

Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby
10 February 1981
Television Presenter, Model

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader
Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington
23 September 1972
Television Presenter, Radio Producer

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946
Actress

Konnie HuqKonnie Huq
17 July 1975
Television Presenter

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Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield
01 April 1962
Television Presenter
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc
15 June 1968
Television Presenter
Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter

Sean PertweeSean Pertwee
04 June 1964
Actor

Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Broadcaster
Anne HegertyAnne Hegerty
14 July 1958
TV Presenter

Jonathan RossJonathan Ross
17 November 1960
 
Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth
22 February 1928
Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer

Joey EssexJoey Essex
29 July 1990
Television Personality

Lliana BirdLliana Bird
17 August 1981
Radio Presenter

Noel EdmondsNoel Edmonds
22 December 1948
Television Presenter

Steven MackintoshSteven Mackintosh
30 April 1967
Actor
Keith ChegwinKeith Chegwin
17 January 1957
Television Presenter

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist

Katie PiperKatie Piper
12 October 1983
Philanthropist
Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934
Actor

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer
Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
10 August 1963
Author
Jeremy BeadleJeremy Beadle
12 April 1948
TV Presenter

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist

Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter

Dani HarmerDani Harmer
08 February 1989
Actress
Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter
Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney
03 April 1986
Wayne Rooney’s Wife

Alan CorenAlan Coren
27 June 1938
Writer

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960
Radio Broadcaster
Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall
23 May 1890
Actor
Robert WinstonRobert Winston
15 July 1940
Surgeon, Scientist, TV Presenter

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950
Writer & Columnist

Harvey CantwellHarvey Cantwell
28 January 1999
Singer
Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
Journalist

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960
Politician

Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer
23 October 1979
Television Presenter

Lucy WatsonLucy Watson
20 February 1991
Reporter, Reality Star, Entrepreneur
Mark ThomasMark Thomas
11 April 1963
Comedian

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872
British Journalist & Author
Chris MorrisChris Morris
05 September 1965
Writer

George ShelleyGeorge Shelley
27 July 1993
Singer

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'
Michael GoveMichael Gove
26 August 1967
Journalist, Politician, Judge

Jill DandoJill Dando
09 November 1961
Television presenter, News presenter, Journalist
Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
28 April 1948
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Caroline FlackCaroline Flack
09 November 1979
Television presenter

Timothy SpallTimothy Spall
27 February 1957
Actor

Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg
1976 AD
journalist
Michael BarrymoreMichael Barrymore
04 May 1952
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter

Andrew NeilAndrew Neil
21 May 1949
Editor
Richard HammondRichard Hammond
19 December 1969
Television presenter, Writer, Journalist,

Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959
Television presenter, Journalist

John TorodeJohn Torode
23 July 1965
Television presenter

Danny BakerDanny Baker
22 June 1957
Disc jockey, Presenter, Journalist, Music critic
Stacey SolomonStacey Solomon
04 October 1989
Singer, Model