From our daily breakfast shows to the nightly round-ups of the day’s events, newsreaders keep us informed and shoulder the responsibility of delivering important information to the public. Through historical moments, natural disasters and even the most unexpected of stories, newsreaders and presenters maintain their composure to ensure that society is up-to-date with all the latest goings-on.
Due to their experience, natural presenting skills and broad subject knowledge, newsreaders make for the most powerful after dinner speakers for charity events, conferences and company dinners. A selection of our favourite talent includes;
Renowned thought leader and economist, Noreena Hertz is the ideal speaker for any company involved in economics, geo-political issues, digital innovation and current market generations, such as millennials and Generation K.
From advising some of the world’s leading business and political figures, to being named “one of the world’s leading thinkers” by the Observer and “one of the world’s most inspiring women” By Vogue, Noreena is a firm favourite when it comes to informed commentary and insights into the modern business landscape.
Currently ITV News Economics Editor, Noreena is a regular commentator on television and in print in the US and Europe and is frequently sought after as a Keynote Speaker. She has given Keynote speeches at TED, The World Economic Forum and Google Zeitgeist as well as for leading global corporations, sharing platforms with such luminaries as President Bill Clinton, James Wolfensohn and David Beckham amongst others.
Victoria Derbyshire is a well-established journalist and BBC topical news presenter. Her rapport with and the trust she shares with fans and guests is phenomenal and rarely seen in television presenting, which makes her a truly special guest speaker for any event.
Working across an array of broadcasts focusing on news, politics and social issues throughout her career, Victoria has been seen on Newsnight, This Week, Watchdog and SportsTalk. She has tackled a range of intense news stories and has presented features surrounding terrorism, natural disasters and the biggest political and sporting events in recent years
Victoria Derbyshire’s fantastic relationship with her viewers, alongside her ability to relate to people from all walks of life, has made her one of the most sought-after speakers in the news industry. As a speaker, she can offer insights, commentary, inspiration and motivational stories surrounding a wide range of issues, both personal and societal.
Best known as the presenter on BBC One’s Saturday football preview show Football Focus, Dan Walker began his professional broadcasting career on local commercial radio and rose to prominence as a match day commentator.
In his career as a radio and television presenter for the BBC, Dan has reported on some of the biggest sporting events in the UK, including Wimbledon, Aintree, Royal Ascot and The Derby, as well as the rugby 6 Nations. Walker’s personal loyalty remains with football and he has been called upon to cover numerous national and international footballing events and major matches during his tenure at the BBC, including the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. He also co-hosts the coverage of the Open and was an integral part of the 2012 London Olympics coverage team.
As a sports commentator and news presenter, Dan offers the corporate world an after dinner speaker who can speak with confidence about many sporting subjects, as well as the more serious side of television and new reporting.