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Last Updated: Friday, 7 July 2006, 13:14 GMT 14:14 UK
Tim Willcox
Tim Willcox
BBC News 24 presenter

Tim Willcox is a presenter on BBC News 24 - and is the regular face on Friday evenings between 10pm and 1am and on Sundays between 9am and 1pm.

Some of the major international events that he has anchored live on air include the death of Slobodan Milosevic, Kashmir earthquake, July 7 bombings, Boxing Day Tsunami and Beslan school siege.

He has also presented on BBC Breakfast and BBC World.

Before working for the BBC Tim worked as a staff presenter and correspondent for ITV, reporting from New York, Washington (9/11), Baghdad, Jerusalem, Moscow, Rwanda, Zaire, Brussels and Belfast. He was also ITV Arts and Media Correspondent.

Tim's background in newspaper journalism (Mirror Group Newspapers, Fleet Street News Agency) and he still regularly writes for the national press.

TV documentaries written/produced/presented by him include Paul Burrell - The Butler's Story (Five), Di's Guys (Ch 4), The Spencers (Ch 4), After Diana - Remaking the Royals (Five), Diana: Her Life (ITV).

Tim has also had cameo acting roles in Spooks (BBC), Sex Traffic (Ch 4), State of Play (BBC), Jonathan Creek (BBC), 102 Dalmations (Disney), Clueless (Paramount).

He read Spanish at Durham University and is a passionate Hispanophile who has travelled widely in Spain and South America. His other great love is music. He was principal trumpet in the British National Youth Orchestra, and also plays the double bass and piano.


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