Selfie on the sofa: Sally Taylor meets Fred Dinenage
25 March 2014 Last updated at 21:52 GMT
He has graced television screens for half a century, from childrens' programmes to news. He is also a long time supporter of Portsmouth Football Club.
BBC South Today presenter Sally Taylor spoke to Meridian Tonight host Fred Dinenage about his career and invited him to join her in a selfie as he marked 50 years in television.
She said: "There may be healthy rivalry between Fred Dinenage on Meridian Tonight and us here at BBC South Today but we wanted to show our respect for a TV legend."