- Radio Broadcaster and TV Presenter
- Former Blue Peter Presenter
- LA Based Conference Presenter and Facilitator
Richard Bacon is a broadcaster, journalist and author. He has become known for his unique interviewing style, warm, inquisitive, entertaining and no-nonsense.
Richard has worked for some of the most popular radio stations in the UK, and joined BBC Radio 5 live to host the afternoon show in 2010, after impressing on the late-night slot.
In 2016, Richard became the host of National Geographic’s Explorer, a new US chat show offering an alternative take on the week’s events. He also fronted 30 Something, ?a new 12-part interview series for AOL.
Richard has presented a number of factual TV shows including BBC1?s Panorama: Who Will Win the Election? (2015) and Benefits Britain, a one-off debate show and How Rich Are You? ?(Channel 4) which assessed the growing gap between rich and poor in the UK.
In 2013 he presented a one-off documentary Frontline Afghanistan which followed Prince Harry on tour in Afghanistan. Richard also wrote and presented The Anti-Social Network ?(BBC3) on internet trolls which was shown around the world.
A regular host for quiz and music shows, his recent programmes include Eternal Glory, Show Me The Telly (ITV), The Big Painting Challenge (BBC1) and Hidden Talent for Channel 4.
Richard has covered huge events and state occasions and been on air to break massive news stories including the death of Margaret Thatcher and Michael Jackson. He has even appeared as himself in an episode of The Thick of It.
In recent years, Richard has created new entertainment formats, which have now been sold around the world including The Hustler (Studio Lambert), This Is My House (Expectation)
Richard makes an excellent host and ambassador for a variety of corporate events. His enigmatic charm and charisma keeps audiences enthralled and entertained, guaranteeing plenty of laughs and onstage energy.
His previous corporate work has included hosting the BBC Worldwide Showcase, the POPAI Awards, The T3 Gadget Awards and the Puig Fashion and Fragrance Awards. He was a guest speaker at the Action for Children Dinner in 2014.
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