Helen Young - Biography and Images

Home - Biography & Images - Helen Young

Helen Young was BBC Weather’s lead presenter until November 2005 when she left the corporation to spend more time with here family.

Helen presented the Weather across all of the BBC’s news outlets.

Helen first appeared on BBC West in 1992 and just a year later, she joined the National Forecasting team in London. Since then she has been Deputy manager, broadcast manager and is currently lead presenter.

Helen was one of the main presenters on The Weather Show and has also presented two series of Strange Weather Days for Radio 4, a weather series for the children’s programme Zig-Zag and the 2000 Today millennium programme. She was also a presenter on BBC2 Airshow where she had to show off her flying skills.

She was born in Crawley, Sussex and attended the Old Palace School in Croydon, where she is now a Governor.

Sarah Wilmshurst presented the Weather across all of the BBC’s news outlets. Sarah joined the BBC Weather Centre in December 1997 and began broadcasting on BBC World and BBC Prime, then other channels from June 1999. She is married, to a fellow meteorologist, with a…

Michael Fish was Britains longest-serving weather forecaster and one of the best known until he retired in 2004. Michael joined the BBC in 1971, forecasting on radio. He then gradually moved onto television and became one of the BBC’s main forecasters, presenting across a range…