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List of notable or famous journalists from Wales, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Wales and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Wales. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Welsh journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Wales is included when available.

List ranges from Chris Morgan to Huw Edwards, plus much more.

This historic journalists from Wales list can help answer the questions "Who are some Welsh journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Wales?" These prominent journalists of Wales may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Welsh journalists.

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Betsan Powys


Betsan Powys, is a Welsh journalist, currently the Editor of Programmes for BBC Radio Cymru. A native Welsh speaker after being educated at Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari, Powys joined BBC Wales as a News Trainee in 1989, before joining the newsroom in Cardiff as a bilingual, bi-media reporter. Moving to Current Affairs came in 1994, she reported undercover, where one investigation required her to pose as one half of a Swinging couple in the "Garden of Eden", a West Wales brothel. Powys then presented the Welsh language news programme Newyddion, was chief reporter on the European current affairs series Ewropa, and joined Huw Edwards to front United Kingdom national election specials. Powys was lent ...more

Age: 54

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Ceri Radford


Age: 37


Christopher Morgan was a Welsh journalist. Morgan was born in Cardiff and educated at Cardiff High School, and the United World College of the Atlantic in the Vale of Glamorgan. He graduated in 1976 in theology from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Morgan began his media career in broadcasting in 1977 in the BBC's religious department. Morgan trained as a journalist from 1978 at BBC Wales, reporting for both BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 4, and latterly BBC One. Morgan worked for BBC Wales television, where during the early 1980s he became one of the main presenters on the evening news programme Wales Today. After leaving BBC Wales, Morgan moved to London in 1990 to work as a reporter ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1952-2008)

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Claire Summers is a Welsh news television presenter for BBC Wales. Born in Cardiff, but brought up in Cowbridge, Summers was educated at Howell's in Llandaff. She then gained a BA degree at Aberystwyth University, and a post-graduate degree in journalism from the University of Cardiff. Summers worked at Channel One television in Bristol, where she reported, filmed, edited and presented programmes. Summers joined BBC Wales in 2000. With Summers and Jason Mohammad the youngest members of the BBC Wales Today team, they were often asked to undertake the activity-based reports - such as in 2005, where Summers had to lead a Welsh Black cow called Ceridwen at the Royal Welsh Show. On 8 September ...more

Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

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