Chris Roberts: Questions & Answers

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Name?
Chris Roberts

Age?
42

Where are you from?
Wales

How did you get started in broadcasting?
Cardiff Journalism School

When was that?
1987

Why News broadcasting?
The immediacy

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
BBC and Independent local radio and ITN

What is your Best on-air moment?
Covering the fall of the Berlin Wall

What is your Worst on-air moment?
Don’t bring back the nightmares!

What would you like to do before your career ends?
Quite a lot to be honest!

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Tennis, Trout fishing, watching Wales play rugby, City play football and walking with my wife and Labrador.

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
It’s the best job in the world but the competition is intense these days. Give up clichés in writing and don’t make enemies.

A big thanks to Chris for taking part.

Posted on Thursday 21 May 2009
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