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Darren Jordon is a presenter with Al-Jazeera International, based in Doha.

Prior to this, Darren was a presenter on the BBC’s One O’clock News and weekend bulletins.

Darren joined BBC News in 1999 from BBC Sport, where he was a part of the BBC News 24 sports team, and became a presenter on both BBC News 24 and on BBC World, where he anchored coverage of many important world events. Darren then moved to Breakfast where he was a weekend presenter from the programmes launch in October 2000, alongside Sarah Montague.

Whilst at the BBC, Darren has also been a special correspondent for the One O’clock News and has reported for Real Story and 4×4 Reports. He has also presented on a number of other BBC programmes – notably the D-Day 60th Anniversary, Rolf – The Big Event, The Lord Mayor’s Show, and he has appeared on Top Gear.

Darren was educated in the West Indies and at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, in England.

Darren Jordon is the latest big name presenter to join Al-Jazeera International, the BBC has confirmed. Darren, who had been at the corporation for eight years, is due to leave at the end of the month and is expected to become a co-presenter for Shiulie…

Al-Jazeera has today launched its new international news channel. Al-Jazeera English, which is broadcast from four dedicated broadcast centres in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC, launched at 1200 GMT. The channel features established names such as Darren Jordon, Shiulie Ghosh, Felicity Barr and…

Al-Jazeera’s new international news channel has been renamed on the eve of its launch. Al-Jazeera International will now become Al-Jazeera English. No formal details have been announced as to why the channel’s name has been changed but it is reported to be because of a…

Al-Jazeera International has announces the appointment of more presenters to its new channel which launches on Wednesday November 14. Nazanine Moshiri, who previously worked as a presenter of ITV’s Morning News, joins the channel’s London broadcast Centre in Knightsbridge as a presenter and reporter. The…

Al-Jazeera International today announced that it will launch at 12pm GMT on Wednesday November 15. The inaugural broadcast will be from the channels main broadcast centre in Doha. The channel will also be broadcast from centres in Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington D.C. The channel…

London Bomb Blasts: One Year On On Friday July 07 2006, Britons remembered the 52 people that lost their lives in the bomb blasts which hit the capital a year ago. 0800 (Friday July 07) BBC Breakfast Dermot Murnaghan and Sian Williams presented a special…

On Saturday April 09 2005, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles married in a private ceremony in Windsor. 2210 (Saturday April 09) BBC Weekend News Darren Jordon presented a round up of the days celebrations