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.
George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903
Novelist
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
08 May 1926
Broadcaster

Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Bear GryllsBear Grylls
07 June 1974
Adventurer

Natalie DormerNatalie Dormer
11 February 1982
Actress

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster
Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31 October 1926
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

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

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

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader

Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Journalist

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden
16 February 1971
Actress
Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975
Chef and Restaurateur

Penelope WiltonPenelope Wilton
03 June 1946
Actress

Mark LabbettMark Labbett
15 August 1965
Television Personality

James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Stacey DooleyStacey Dooley
09 March 1987
TV Presenter

Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Footballer

Jerry SpringerJerry Springer
13 February 1944
Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News
Monty DonMonty Don
08 July 1955
TV Presenter

David FrostDavid Frost
07 April 1939
Television Host
Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959
Writer

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell
18 August 1972
Television Presenter

Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter
Gerald DurrellGerald Durrell
07 January 1925
Naturalist, Conservationist

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Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist

Robert RinderRobert Rinder
31 May 1978
Barrister

Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington
23 September 1972
Television Presenter, Radio Producer
Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc
15 June 1968
Television Presenter
Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby
10 February 1981
Television Presenter, Model

Charlie DimmockCharlie Dimmock
10 August 1966
TV Presenter, Gardener

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
10 August 1963
Author

Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker
03 March 1971
Critic, Humourist, Screenwriter
Jonathan RossJonathan Ross
17 November 1960
 

Guy MartinGuy Martin
04 November 1981
Motorcycle Racer

Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield
01 April 1962
Television Presenter

Edd ChinaEdd China
09 May 1971
Television Presenter

Katie PiperKatie Piper
12 October 1983
Philanthropist
Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress

Konnie HuqKonnie Huq
17 July 1975
Television Presenter
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903
Writer

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946
Actress

Sean PertweeSean Pertwee
04 June 1964
Actor
Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist

Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884
Journalist
Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth
22 February 1928
Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer

Anne HegertyAnne Hegerty
14 July 1958
TV Presenter

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Journalist

Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964
Actress
Joey EssexJoey Essex
29 July 1990
Television Personality

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
01 June 1930
Actor

Lliana BirdLliana Bird
17 August 1981
Radio Presenter

Helen SkeltonHelen Skelton
19 July 1983
Television presenter
Angellica BellAngellica Bell
24 March 1976
Television Presenter

Stephen TompkinsonStephen Tompkinson
15 October 1965
Actor
Frank ThorntonFrank Thornton
15 January 1921
Actor

Tom Parker BowlesTom Parker Bowles
18 December 1974
Food Writer

Keith ChegwinKeith Chegwin
17 January 1957
Television Presenter
Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist
Susannah FieldingSusannah Fielding
10 June 1985
Actress

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist

Noel EdmondsNoel Edmonds
22 December 1948
Television Presenter
Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist

Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934
Actor
Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Broadcaster

Steven MackintoshSteven Mackintosh
30 April 1967
Actor

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Natasha KaplinskyNatasha Kaplinsky
09 September 1972
TV Presenter
Dani HarmerDani Harmer
08 February 1989
Actress
Esther RantzenEsther Rantzen
22 June 1940
Journalist

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 

Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Fred DinenageFred Dinenage
08 June 1942
TV Presenter
Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960
Radio Broadcaster

Jeremy BeadleJeremy Beadle
12 April 1948
TV Presenter

Henry CooperHenry Cooper
03 May 1934
Boxer

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor

Jeremy KyleJeremy Kyle
07 July 1965
Television Presenter
Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney
03 April 1986
Wayne Rooney’s Wife

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter
Joe CornishJoe Cornish
20 December 1968
Comedian

Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter
Alan CorenAlan Coren
27 June 1938
Writer
Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923
Actor