|Born||1955 (age 58–59)
|Known for||BBC News presenter|
Mike Embley (born 1955 in Surrey, England) is a British broadcast journalist, best known as a presenter for BBC World News, an international news and current affairs television channel operated by the BBC.
Career[change | edit source]
Before joining the BBC, Embley began his career training as a newspaper journalist with Thomson daily papers in Wales, on the South Wales Echo and the Western Mail. He began broadcasting in 1983, working for BBC Wales' Wales Today, followed by the consumer affairs programme Watchdog in 1987, and Public Eye in 1989. Whilst working on Public Eye, he was the first news reporter with a foreign crew to reach the San Francisco to report on the earthquake.
Embley later joined ITN's Channel Four News to work as a producer and reporter, before returning to the BBC as a reporter for the flagship One O'Clock, Six O'Clock and Nine O'Clock News bulletins. During this time, Embley also worked as a series presenter for Nature on BBC Two and made two films for Panorama.
Later career[change | edit source]
Embley joined BBC World in 1995. After the program was replaced by two separate programs (BBC London and South East Today) in 2001, Embley rejoined BBC World as a presenter. Since then, he has also presented on the domestic BBC News Channel and carried out one-on-one interviews for the BBC programme HARDtalk, as well as reporting several series for the radio station BBC World Service.
References[change | edit source]
- "BBC Press Office Biographies: Mike Embley". BBC. August 2008. http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/biographies/biogs/bbc_world/mikeembley.shtml. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
- "Mike Embley: BBC News presenter". BBC. 28 June 2006. http://news.bbc.co.uk/newswatch/ukfs/hi/newsid_3240000/newsid_3240700/3240720.stm. Retrieved 25 June 2010.