Each week Maria Franzoni, Speaker Bureau Director, invites one of her speakers to talk about their life, work, passions and leisure so that you can get to know the person who is the speaker behind the mic.
This week, Maria’s guest is James Pearce. For two decades, James has been one of the most regular faces on the BBC’s television news bulletins. An award-winning correspondent, James freely admits to having one of the best jobs in the world. You name it, he’s reported from it.
James tells us how Gloria Hunniford gave him his first broadcasting break at the tender age of nine, he teaches me how to elegantly deflect awkward questions, and James shares with us an embarrassing broadcasting moment. All this and more…