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.
Simon CowellSimon Cowell
07 October 1959
Reality TV Celebrity
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
08 May 1926
Broadcaster

Bear GryllsBear Grylls
07 June 1974
Adventurer

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952
Television host

George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903
Writer
Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist

Stacey DooleyStacey Dooley
09 March 1987
TV Presenter

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

Jerry SpringerJerry Springer
13 February 1944
Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News
Katie PiperKatie Piper
12 October 1983
Philanthropist

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden
16 February 1971
Actress
Rachel RileyRachel Riley
11 January 1986
TV Presenter

Natalie DormerNatalie Dormer
11 February 1982
Actress

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist
Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31 October 1926
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist
Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell
18 August 1972
Television Presenter

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975
Chef and Restaurateur
Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Journalist
Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935
Food Writer, TV Presenter

Charlie DimmockCharlie Dimmock
10 August 1966
TV Presenter, Gardener
Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney
03 April 1986
Wayne Rooney’s Wife
James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter

Mark LabbettMark Labbett
15 August 1965
Television Personality

Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc
15 June 1968
Television Presenter

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington
23 September 1972
Television Presenter, Radio Producer

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Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby
10 February 1981
Television Presenter, Model

Konnie HuqKonnie Huq
17 July 1975
Television Presenter

Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker
03 March 1971
Critic, Humourist, Screenwriter

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist
Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth
22 February 1928
Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer
Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946
Actress

Gerald DurrellGerald Durrell
07 January 1925
Naturalist, Conservationist
Jonathan RossJonathan Ross
17 November 1960
 

Penelope WiltonPenelope Wilton
03 June 1946
Actress
Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield
01 April 1962
Television Presenter

Sean PertweeSean Pertwee
04 June 1964
Actor

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
01 June 1930
Actor

Anne HegertyAnne Hegerty
14 July 1958
TV Presenter

Guy MartinGuy Martin
04 November 1981
Motorcycle Racer
Edd ChinaEdd China
09 May 1971
Television Presenter

Joey EssexJoey Essex
29 July 1990
Television Personality

Lliana BirdLliana Bird
17 August 1981
Radio Presenter

Steven MackintoshSteven Mackintosh
30 April 1967
Actor
Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Broadcaster

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor
Keith ChegwinKeith Chegwin
17 January 1957
Television Presenter

Susannah FieldingSusannah Fielding
10 June 1985
Actress

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist
Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934
Actor

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer
Tom Parker BowlesTom Parker Bowles
18 December 1974
Food Writer

Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964
Actress

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist
Frank ThorntonFrank Thornton
15 January 1921
Actor

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
Noel EdmondsNoel Edmonds
22 December 1948
Television Presenter

Jeremy BeadleJeremy Beadle
12 April 1948
TV Presenter

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
10 August 1963
Author

Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist
Jeremy KyleJeremy Kyle
07 July 1965
Television Presenter
Stephen TompkinsonStephen Tompkinson
15 October 1965
Actor

Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist

Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter

Dani HarmerDani Harmer
08 February 1989
Actress
Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923
Actor

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter

Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 

Alan CorenAlan Coren
27 June 1938
Writer
Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Joe CornishJoe Cornish
20 December 1968
Comedian
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
Chris HuhneChris Huhne
02 July 1954
Former Journalist, Politician

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960
Politician
Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
Journalist

Harvey CantwellHarvey Cantwell
28 January 1999
Singer

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist

Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter
A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950
Writer & Columnist

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