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Articles about continuity announcers

Focus on the future

Published 7 November 2022

Never mind how or what we’ll be watching in the year 2000: it’s time for TV to ditch cliché and resist Americanisation

The Story of ANNOUNCERS and ANNOUNCING over Thirty Years

Published 4 March 2022

Photographs and short biographies of fifty BBC announcers and news-readers

Announcing Ray Moore

Published 12 November 2021

Ray Moore gets a job at Granada, and at Tyne Tees, parlays that into a job at ATV and then makes the jump to the BBC

How it feels to face the TV camera

Published 15 February 2021

A camera test exposes the behind-the-scenes choices announcers have to make in 1951

TV announcer’s career about to take a new turn

Published 20 January 2021

London Weekend’s Alec Taylor would like to try new things in 1975

ITV puts its announcers in the picture

Published 13 January 2021

A change in policy at A-R and ATV as they bring their announcers into view

Magnificent trio

Published 24 December 2020

Over on our ATV site, meet the three announcers who will be working over Christmas in 1974

Neville Wanless 1931–2020

Published 6 December 2020

Tyne Tees announcer dies at 89

‘Air hostesses’ – new style

Published 17 October 2018

Meet Muriel Young and Daphne Anderson, announcers for Associated-Rediffusion and ABC (aka ATV) in 1955

Shaw Taylor

Published 19 April 2018

Meet ATV’s Shaw Taylor, former actor, continuity announcer and now host of ‘Pencil and Paper’ in 1962

Training Broadcast Announcers

Published 13 February 2018

Fluffing of foreign words leads KDKA to train announcers for the first time in 1922

The Continuity Announcer

Published 2 October 2017

TWW’s Bruce Lewis describes the preparation that goes into an evening of continuity announcing in 1966

Working in presentation

Published 20 June 2017

What jobs are available in television presentation in 1965?

Avis Scott

Published 23 March 2017

A quick profile of BBCtv relief announcer Avis Scott from 1955

Announcing from the inside

Published 12 December 2016

BBC announcer John Snagge tries to define what makes a BBC announcer

Announcing the changes

Published 6 October 2016

How the job of announcing on the BBC changed when war broke out

This announcing business

Published 17 June 2015

A 1954 interview with the BBC Television Service relief announcer Noëlle Middleton

Job description

Published 4 May 2015

From the North: How to be a Granada announcer in 1969

Three giants

Published 2 March 2015

Leslie Mitchell, John Benson and Redvers Kyle

Famous faces

Published 20 October 2014

The six people who kept Londoners and Midlanders in the picture in 1963

A phoenix from the flames?

Published 7 January 2014

Could the last major outpost of in-vision continuity in the UK lead to a general rebirth of the style, asks Colm O’Rourke

Seeing U

Published 27 September 2010

Colm O’Rourke assesses the renaissance of in-vision continuity on UTV

Bill Steel

Published 28 February 2007

Chief announcer

Other Announcers

Published 24 March 2005

Other occupants of the continuity hotseat

Who killed the continuity announcers?

Published 24 May 2004

We ask the question


Published 1 February 2003

Russ J Graham on the end of live presentation

Last Days

Published 1 February 2003

An insiders view of the end of LWT

A history of presentation

Published 1 January 2003

A woman’s view on a women’s world

Studio 3

Published 1 February 2002

UTV in-vision

Ultimate Branding

Published 1 January 2002

The best of television presentation

Neville Wanless

Published 28 October 2001

King of smooth

Out of sight, out of mind

Published 1 July 2001

David Hastings on getting your point over to the viewer

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