Angela RIPPON

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1944-10-12
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Style Ms Angela Rippon, OBE
Career journalist and television broadcaster; formerly with BBC Plymouth and Westward Television, joined BBC 1973, first woman journalist newsreader 1975, fndr memb TV-am 1982, with Channel 7 (USA) 1984, worked on BBC and ITV programmes, joined LBC Radio 1990, currently with BBC TV and ITV news; vice-pres: Br Red Cross, NCH Action for Children, Riding for the Disabled Assoc; patron Support Dogs; Barker Variety Club of GB; Hon Dr of Humanities American Int Univ 1994; >ir< BBC credits incl: Come Dancing, The Antiques Roadshow, Top Gear, Angela Rippon Meets..., The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show, Eurovision Song Contest, 1979 General Election, Olivier Awards, Masterteam, Matchpoint, Angela Rippon's Summer Journey, In the Country, BBC Television News, Cash in the Attic, The Wedding of HRH Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, Crufts, Watchdog Healthcheck, The Holiday Programme, Sun Sea and Bargain-Spotting (BBC2) 2005-; ITV and Channel 4 credits incl: What's My Line, A Game of War, The Windsors - sale of a lifetime, Open House, The Big Breakfast, Hidden Talents of the Rich and Famous, Live with Angela Roppon (ITV News Channel) 2003-05; overseas credits: The Nobel Prize (CNN - Turner Network), Those Were the Days (Sky), The Key to the White House (American Educnl TV), Simply Money, arts and entertainment corr CBS Boston, Channel 9 Aust; >ir< credits incl: Breakfast with Angela Rippon (LBC), Angela Rippon's Drive Time (LBC), The Health Show (Radio 4), Friday Night with Angela Rippon (Radio 2), Friday Night is Music Night, numerous Radio 2 documentaries, compere Radio 2 music compilation progs and live transmissions with BBC Concert Orch; >ir< New York Film Festival Silver Medal 1972, TV and Radio Industries Club Newsreader of the Year 1976, 1977 and 1987, TV Personality of the Year 1977, Emmy Award 1984 (for Channel 7 Boston), Entertainment Reporter of the Year 1984 (Boston), Sony Radio Award 1990, New York Radio Silver Medal 1992, Radio Personality of the Year 1993, RTS Roll of Honour 1997, European Woman of Achievement 2002
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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