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Mike Neville MBE

Newsreader, Broadcaster
17 October 1936 to 9 June 2017

A British newsreader known for his ad-libbing expertise, Neville became the BBC’s longest serving regional news presenter on Look North (1964-1996) and was the BBC’s Man in Newcastle on Nationwide (1969-1984). He began his TV career at Tyne Tees before being poached by the BBC, but eventually rejoined to present North East Tonight (1996-2005).

Read Mike Neville's Guardian obituary here.