White presents BBC Look East, the BBC's regional news programme
for the Eastern Counties, alongside co-presenter Susie Fowler-Watt.
first live broadcast for the BBC began with a short announcement
to introduce a programme in Vietnamese on the BBC World Service.
this, Stewart spent some time at BBC Radio Brighton before moving
to BBC Radio Derby, where he produced and presented a variety of
news and entertainment programmes.
left BBC Radio Derby to join BRMB Radio in Birmingham, where he
presented the daily mid-morning programme.
his time there he interviewed many well known faces, including senior
politicians such as Edward Heath and film stars Sophia Loren, Joan
Collins and Dirk Bogarde. He
has the distinction of being the last person in Britain to do a
live interview with Michael Jackson!
was around this time that Stewart made the move from radio to television
and joined ATV (later to become Central Television), working on
a number of programmes including Star Soccer, Something Different
and several network documentaries. He
was also the first human to appear on Spitting Image!
1984, Stewart became presenter of BBC Look East and has worked with
a number of co-presenters.
his on-air partnership with Susie Fowler-Watt, he says: "She is
a joy to present with. There is absolute trust between us, she can
challenge people when it is needed, be light hearted when it is
needed and, most importantly, we never try to upstage each other".
has still kept his strong links with radio and presents a weekly
programme for BBC Radio Norfolk. For many years he was also the
voice behind the BBC Radio 5 Live football coverage in East Anglia.
lives in South Norfolk with his wife, three children, a dog, a cat,
and several fish. An avid golf player, Stewart was recently Captain
of his local golf club and enjoys reading, sport and mowing the
Grew up in: Wiltshire.
1st job: Holiday job in an old fashioned grocers.
1st snog: It was either...
1st car: Volkswagen Beetle
1st ever record: Wild Weekend by the Rockin' Rebels
Sandwich filling: Cream cheese with avocado, olive oil, garlic
Place in the world: Home.
Item in Wardrobe: Navy sweatshirt by Gant.
Song: Ernie The Fastest Milkman In The West.
Because: That tickled old Ernie.
Film: Field Of Dreams.
TV Show as an adult: Drop The Dead Donkey and A Question
TV Show as a child: Lone Ranger/Range Rider.
Best day out in the east: Playing golf at Sheringham.
ever present received: A broken plate.
Worst habit: Waiting until I hear my name called at airports
.. before boarding a plane.
do you spend your leisure time? Golf, mowing and rodding the
Person you’d most like to be trapped in a lift with? Michael
Caine Person you’d least like to be trapped in a lift with?
character you most associate yourself with? Officer Dibble
Top Tip: When they call your name at airports you still have
time to get there!