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Roger co-presents North West Tonight with Annabel Tiffin. He also appears on the lunchtime and late evening bulletins.
Roger was born near Stoke-on-Trent and worked at BBC Radio Manchester earlier in his career. He has also been a news presenter on the BBC News Channel.
A versatile broadcaster, Roger joined North West Tonight from another of the BBC's regional news programmes - South Today.
He has also worked as a football commentator and reporter for BBC Sport - appearing on Match of the Day and Final Score. He worked with Match of the Day at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Roger has won or been nominated for several Royal Television Society Awards.
He studied at the University of California at Berkeley - as part of an American Studies degree. While there, Roger also worked part-time for ABC Radio in San Franscisco. He joined the BBC in 1994.
Annabel Tiffin presents North West Tonight with Roger Johnson and also presents the lunchtime and late evening bulletins.
She moved to the North West in the 1990s and is proud to say she has now lived here longer than she lived in the South.
Annabel came to the BBC in 2003 from ITV in the East Midlands. For the past four years she has also been hosting the regions Sunday Politics calling political heavy weights to account. She has been a member of the North West Tonight team since 2003 as the producer and presenter of the late news at half past ten.
Before that she worked in Radio and TV work in the Midlands, but was always desperate to get back to the region,
I enjoy good food, good wine and supporting one of the region's biggest football teams - though won't say which one!"
Dianne presents the weather forecast on North West Tonight. Before her days in BBC Weather she enjoyed seven years working at BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 1 alongside Steve Wright and Simon Mayo. She joined BBC North West Tonight after studying at the Met Office College.
Since 1994 she has been working as a weather presenter on TV and radio. Dianne has been nominated for Best Regional Presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards and she has worked as a reporter for BBC Sport covering the Great North Run and the Manchester 10k.
Away from the BBC she is in demand hosting award ceremonies such as the North West Sports Awards, the North West Tourism Awards, the National Training Awards, The Teaching Awards, and Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards.
Tony Livesey is one of your sports team and is a former national newspaper editor. He is also a host on BBC Radio 5 live, and can be heard Monday to Thursday 10.30pm until 1am.Tony Livesey programme on BBC Radio 5 live
His work on North West Tonight has taken him around the world. Anywhere from Dubai, where he once worked for a newspaper, to the swampy marshlands of... Bury FC’s training ground. Over recent years, Tony has appeared on over 100 TV shows on all the major channels.
He presented the game show Traitor on BBC2 which was nominated for a Golden Rose at Montreux and he has written and presented two major documentaries for BBC2 called Crumpet and Beefcake.
He has written and presented a five-part series for Channel 4 called Seaside Secrets and been a regular panellist on Have I Got News For You as well as guesting on Never Mind The Buzzcocks and 29 Minutes of Fame on BBC1 - alongside Matt Lucas and Jo Brand.
Tony lives in Lancashire with his wife and two children. He is also one of the most recognisable supporters of Burnley Football Club.
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