Broadcaster from Northern Ireland.
I don’t like getting old. I try to tell myself it’s not happening but it is. I know it’s a reality when I watch Eamonn Holmes on television. We are both the same age and we began our broadcasting careers at roughly the same time. Eamonn, with the boyish good looks and unbridled ability, crossed to England and became arguably the best male presenter on British TV. He began on a mid-morning show with Gloria Hunniford before becoming the undisputed king of breakfast time. Numerous other network successes followed but there has never been a better person to get you up in the morning than Eamonn.
Stalking Gerry Adams in a Washington hotel and being on first name terms with Bill Clinton are just two of the things that stand out for Ken Reid as he reflects on a 44-year career in journalism.
They bring us bad news each day, every day - but still hold a special place in the hearts of TV viewers everywhere. Northern Ireland's news readers have been with us through some of the darkest times in our history. The small group of people trusted to front the news on our screens each night have become household names, almost as high profile as those they report on.
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