Gordon Radley
Former TVS continuity announcer, Gordon Radley, switched channels in the 1980's to read the news for South Today in Southampton.
 
Last seen as an anchor on Sky News.




Christopher Rainbow
From the BBC's Nationwide to Thames News, Christopher was there to the end in 1992.
 
Current whereabouts unknown.


Mike Ramsden
Mike Ramsden, from BBC East Midlands Today in 1999 to BBC Newsroom South East and BBC London News in 2001.



Sophie Raworth
Bigger and better things were to come for Sophie. First Look North (Leeds) then BBC Breakfast, reporting for Tomorrows World, BBC 6 o'clock News and now th BBC 1 o'clock News.

Jonathan Ray
From Thames News in London to Central News in Nottingham. Jonathan went onto reporting and sometimes presenting for the West edition of Central News from Birmingham.
 
Left Central in 2004 for the BBC as Midlands Correspondant, a few directorships and communication posts followed. Currently Director of Communications at The University of Northumbria in Newcastle.




Don Riddell
Former YTV Calendar presenter Don Riddell, went on to present the sport on LNN's London Tonight.
 
Don now works for CNN, presenting World Sport.


Steve Rider
From Anglia Television to BBC Sport. Steve has presented numerous BBC Sport programmes including Grandstand and the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Caroline Righton
Caroline first appeared presenting London Plus in 1986, along with John Stapleton, Linda Mitchell and latterly Richard Bath. Caroline then moved to TV-am in 1987. A move back to the BBC followed by 1988, reading the short BBC Daytime bulletins and BBC Breakfast Time bulletins in 1988. Next was BSB, Sky News, ITN and the occasional filling in on LWT News in 1990. Caroline is now Controller, Regional Programmes and Programme Development at Carlton Westcountry in Plymouth



Angela Rippon
Former Westward and BBC Spotlight reporter, Angela went on to present the BBC News (being the first female newsreader on Prime Time BBC News), including the 9 O'clock News. During this period, Angela made a famous appearance on the Morecambe and Wise show! She also presented the BBC's Come Dancing programme! In 1983, Angela was one of the "Famous Five" big names that launched TV-am. She didn't stay long! Since TV-am, Angela has presented a varied range of programmes, including Day Out for BBC West, Watchdog Healthcheck and Holiday. Angela is also Chairman of the English National Ballet. Angela presented the news bulletins on Channel 4's Big Breakfast for a short time in the late 1990's. Angela joined ITN as one of the "Star Presenters" to cover the "War on Saddam" on the ITV News Channel.





Debbie Rix
Former BBC Breakfast Time newsreader, Debbie Rix, went on to join the line up for Game for a Laugh and to co-present Fax.
 
Debbie is now BBC i's Home and Interiors expert and runs her own TV production company.


Karen Roberts
From Border News in 2000, to the ITN News Channel in 2002.
 
Karen can now be seen on Sky News




David Robertson
A former BBC News reporter and World Affairs Correspondent, David had moved to BBC News 24 at it's launch in 1998.
 
David can now be seen presenting BBC Reporting Scotland.


Kathy Rochford
BBC Midlands Today presenter Kathy Rochford moved for a short time to TVAM as their Midlands corespondent. She was enticed back to the BBC to launch the new BBC East Midlands Today in 1991. Kathy can still be seen on BBC East Midlands, albeit not as the main presenter.



Michael Rodd
Michael Rodd was one of the original Lookaround team when it launched in 1961. He also worked for 4 years as presenter and reporter for BBC's Look North. He went on to present the BBC's children's quiz Screen Test. Michael was also one of the presenters of the BBC's, Tomorrows World. Michael also presented TVS's The Real World and stood in for Mike Scott on The Time The Place, and also Tyne Tees late night discussion programme Nightline.



Chris Rogers
Chris Rogers started at BBC Radio Oxford in 1971, followed by BBC Radio Carlisle in 1973. Next was the switch to TV with Border TV's Lookaround in 1979 and TSW in 1982. Chris made, what with hindsight, a rather clever move to BBC Spotlight in 1990. Chris is now BBC South West's Political Editor, presenting Spotlight on Westminster.



Chris Rogers
This particular Chris Rogers made the move from the BBC's Newsround to Sky News. This was followed by a stint reading the news on Channel 4's RI:SE
 
Chris now works for ITN.




Tim Rogers
Tim Rogers, from BBC Wales Today in Cardiff, to reporting for ITN

Carla Romamo
From Reporting Scotland to the bright lights of GMTV in London!

Alex Rossi
From Tyne Tees in Newcastle, Alex moved South to Meridian Tonight in Southampton.
 
Alex is now at Sky News




Brenda Rowe
Brenda Rowe, from HTV News in Bristol in 1982 to ITN in London by 1991.

Peter Rowell
From the BBC Schools programme Look and Read in 1988, to HTV's Nightclub in 1990. Peter is now probably the most familiar face on HTV West, reading most of the stations short bulletins. Details of Peter's appearance as DJ Mickey Stone on the BBC School's programme Look and Read (Geordie Racer), can be found at Ben Clarke's comprehensive Look and Read web site.



Pam Royle
Pam Royle originally joined Tyne Tees 1982 as a weather forecaster. A few years later and it was ITN. Pam next launched the new LWT News service for London in 1988. She had returned to Tyne Tees to co-present Northern Life by 1989. Pam is still with Tyne Tees, now presenting their Lunchtime magazine show.

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