Andrew Fletcher is a journalist, broadcaster, lecturer and trainer with more than two decades’ experience in network news. He has been chosen as the voice of some of BBC radio’s flagship news programmes such as Radio 1 ‘Newsbeat’, Radio 5 Live ‘Breakfast’ and ‘The Report’ on Radio 4. He has reported on high profile stories including the search for April Jones in mid-Wales, the Washington DC sniper attacks, the Salford riots and the Bosley wood mill explosion. Currently, he combines presenting and reporting for ITV Granada Reports, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 4, with lecturing on TV and radio journalism at the University of Salford.
Desert Island Discs luxury item: Chocolate
Best box-set: Beatles Anthology
Which living person do you most admire: My mum
Guiltiest pleasure: 80s Pop
Worst habit: Ask my wife
What did you want to be when you were growing up: Journalist
Best junk food: Pizza
Most memorable interview: Alan Sugar – he walked out because he didn’t like my questions.
Most extravagant purchase: A flight to Japan to join my wife at the World Cup