Rory took a degree in English language and literature at Durham University before embarking on a career in broadcasting at Beacon Radio in the West Midlands as a travel reporter and presenter.
He joined the BBC in 1990 to host the afternoon show at Radio Leeds and has also been heard on BBC Radio York and on the breakfast show at BBC Radio Cleveland.
After leaving local radio he worked for a time for British Forces Broadcasting Service before joining BBC Radio 4.
Rory is passionate about wildlife and habitat conservation both here and abroad, and highlighted some of his work in South Africa in an edition of From Our Own Correspondent.
He lives in St Albans with his wife and two children.
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