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
George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903
Novelist

Natalie DormerNatalie Dormer
11 February 1982
Actress

Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist

Bear GryllsBear Grylls
07 June 1974
Adventurer
Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden
16 February 1971
Actress

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist
Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975
Chef and Restaurateur

Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Footballer
Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

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

Penelope WiltonPenelope Wilton
03 June 1946
Actress

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

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Commentator

Mark LabbettMark Labbett
15 August 1965
Television Personality

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Monty DonMonty Don
08 July 1955
TV Presenter

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

Stacey DooleyStacey Dooley
09 March 1987
TV Presenter

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader
Jerry SpringerJerry Springer
13 February 1944
Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News

Helen SkeltonHelen Skelton
19 July 1983
Television presenter
Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter

Joey EssexJoey Essex
29 July 1990
Television Personality

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell
18 August 1972
Television Presenter
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

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Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker
03 March 1971
Critic, Humourist, Screenwriter
Charlie DimmockCharlie Dimmock
10 August 1966
TV Presenter, Gardener

Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby
10 February 1981
Television Presenter, Model

David FrostDavid Frost
07 April 1939
Television Host

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist
Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth
22 February 1928
Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer
Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington
23 September 1972
Television Presenter, Radio Producer

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Journalist

Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc
15 June 1968
Television Presenter
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield
01 April 1962
Television Presenter

Edd ChinaEdd China
09 May 1971
Television Presenter

Anne HegertyAnne Hegerty
14 July 1958
TV Presenter

Konnie HuqKonnie Huq
17 July 1975
Television Presenter
Guy MartinGuy Martin
04 November 1981
Motorcycle Racer

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

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist

Lliana BirdLliana Bird
17 August 1981
Radio Presenter
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946
Actress

Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959
Writer
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903
Writer

Sean PertweeSean Pertwee
04 June 1964
Actor

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
10 August 1963
Author

Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964
Actress
George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist

Tom Parker BowlesTom Parker Bowles
18 December 1974
Food Writer

Katie PiperKatie Piper
12 October 1983
Philanthropist

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
01 June 1930
Actor
Susannah FieldingSusannah Fielding
10 June 1985
Actress

Stephen TompkinsonStephen Tompkinson
15 October 1965
Actor
Keith ChegwinKeith Chegwin
17 January 1957
Television Presenter

Esther RantzenEsther Rantzen
22 June 1940
Journalist

Angellica BellAngellica Bell
24 March 1976
Television Presenter
Noel EdmondsNoel Edmonds
22 December 1948
Television Presenter

Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934
Actor
Steven MackintoshSteven Mackintosh
30 April 1967
Actor

Michael AspelMichael Aspel
12 January 1933
Television Presenter

Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress
Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor

Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884
Journalist
Frank ThorntonFrank Thornton
15 January 1921
Actor

Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist

Henry CooperHenry Cooper
03 May 1934
Boxer

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter
Jeremy BeadleJeremy Beadle
12 April 1948
TV Presenter

Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
Journalist

Dani HarmerDani Harmer
08 February 1989
Actress
Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Fred DinenageFred Dinenage
08 June 1942
TV Presenter

Joe CornishJoe Cornish
20 December 1968
Comedian

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960
Radio Broadcaster

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 
Jeremy KyleJeremy Kyle
07 July 1965
Television Presenter

Natasha KaplinskyNatasha Kaplinsky
09 September 1972
TV Presenter
Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney
03 April 1986
Wayne Rooney’s Wife

Alan CorenAlan Coren
27 June 1938
Writer
Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923
Actor
Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall
23 May 1890
Actor