How do I become a TV presenter for ITV?

You will need to get as much experience as possible of presenting, to develop an understanding of the way the industry works and to start building up a network of contacts. You could do this through getting experience in community, hospital or student radio and work placements (such as with the BBC, ITV and Channel 4).

What does an ITV researcher do?

They make sure our viewers and users play a part in every decision we make, as they put the ITV Way to work to build brand new relationships that go much further than just TV. They use their TV expertise to help develop new programmes and make sure that current programmes are the best that they can be.

Where are the ITV headquarters?

London, United Kingdom

How many people work ITV?

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ITV Annual Number of Employees
2020 6,273
2019 6,416
2018 6,281
2017 6,055

What skills does a TV researcher need?


  • to generate new ideas and accommodate the ideas of others.
  • resourcefulness and motivation.
  • excellent written communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • visual thinking and the ability to be adaptable yet methodical.
  • the capability to work well in a team and under pressure.
  • strong IT and research skills.

What qualifications do I need to be a media researcher?

While there are no specific qualifications that you need to become a media researcher, the industry is very competitive and it is becoming more common for new researchers to have a degree. You will also need to get practical experience of media production and to develop a network of contacts in the industry.

Is ITV owned by the BBC?

ITV is a British free-to-air television network with its headquarters in London. It was launched in 1955 as Independent Television to provide competition to BBC Television, which had been established in 1932….ITV (TV network)

Owner ITV plc (13 licences) STV Group (2 licences)
Launched 22 September 1955

Where are the ITV newsrooms in the UK?

We operate in 11 main news production centres across England, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Channel Islands. We also have a Political Unit and a Weather centre based in Millbank, London. And finally, we produce a range of current affairs & factual programming out of ITV Wales, UTV and ITV Border.

How did I get a job at ITV?

ITV Channel saw it, and 18 months later, this live experience in front of the camera helped me to apply and secure the vacant weather position. And here I am today. I have regular meteorology training from the Jersey and UK Meteorological Offices, and this really helps me to understand the microclimate that affects the Channel Islands weather.

Where did I go to work as a TV presenter?

After a couple of years working as a Presenter there, the vodka hangovers and homesickness began to take their toll, so I moved back to the UK to front the Guardian Media Group’s city channel, Channel M for a year.

Is the ITV Weather Channel a good company?

ITV Channel is a wonderful company to work for and I really enjoy being part of the ITV regional weather presenter family. We are all there to help cover each other and the support and teamwork is exceptional.