BBC News 24 presenter
Tim Willcox is one of the most widely watched presenters on BBC News. Appearing in the studio and on location Tim presents on BBC1, BBC4, News Channel and BBC World.
He started in newspaper journalism, working for Mirror Group Newspapers and Fleet Street News Agency. As a broadcast journalist, Tim Willcox worked for ITN News for many years as a presenter and correspondent. He was the network's Arts and Media Correspondent, and after joining the news team presented the networks live reports from New York City during the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Tim has a wealth of national and international experience having covered most of the big breaking news stories of the past decade - In September 2010 he travelled to Chile to report for BBC News on the attempts to rescue the miners trapped underground after the Copiapó mining accident. And in March 2011 Tim played a significant role in reporting the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, reporting live for the BBC from the disaster zone and then just a few weeks later reporting from Libya on the 2011 Libyan civil war. He has also reported on Iraq and the Euro crisis.
Tim Willcox presents fascinating illustrated after dinner talks about his life on the road, and is also an experienced and first class facilitator at conferences, seminars, awards ceremonies and other events in the UK and abroad.
In addition to his work as a journalist, Tim Willcox has made cameo acting appearances in a number of television dramas and films, including roles in Sex Traffic, State of Play, Jonathan Creek, 102 Dalmatians, Clueless and the BAFTA winning documentary How to Start a Revolution. He is fluent in Spanish and speaks good French.
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