Louise Lear

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Louise Lear was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She graduated from Middlesex University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Drama, where she studied the clarinet and piano.

After a period as a researcher for Children’s BBC, she took the job of sports presenter for an independent radio production company, covering amongst other events the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.

Louise Lear began her career as a weather presenter at Central Television in 1992 and then spent two years at LBC in London. She joined the UK Weather Channel at its launch in 1996 and took up her most recent post at the BBC in April 1998.

Louise Lear has presented other BBC programmes, including Trading Up on BBC One. Lear was chosen to undertake the role as she and her husband have renovated four houses in London, including a cottage where they lived with their two young children. She has presented the weather forecast on the BBC One programme Countryfile. She memorably giggled through a BBC weather forecast in 2016.

Anne Lundon

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Anne Lundon is a Scottish broadcaster for BBC Alba and BBC Scotland.

Anne Lundon is a main presenter of the European current affairs programme Eòrpa, as well as BBC Scotland’s rural affairs programme Landward. She presents as a news anchor on An Là and the late edition of Reporting Scotland every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Anne Lundon is based at BBC Scotland’s headquarters known as Pacific Quay in Glasgow.In 2007, Anne Lundon represented the Western Isles in football as a defender at the 2007 Island Games in Rhodes, Greece.

Lucy Verasamy

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After graduation Lucy Verasamy worked at the Press Association’s weather centre for four years as a forecaster, writing forecasts for newspapers and scripts for radio. Having previously completed a work experience placement at the Sky Weather Centre before becoming a weather forecaster, Lucy Verasamy joined Sky channel and became the regular weather presenter on the Sky News breakfast show Sunrise. In 2007 the Sky News website started a feature entitled Climate Clinic – Ask Lucy as part of their Green Britain campaign, where Verasamy answered questions put forward by members of the public regarding climate change. She also contributed to Sky News’ The Weather Girls blog.

On 6 September 2010, Lucy Verasamy joined the newly launched ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak, as a weather forecaster and environment correspondent, alongside Kirsty McCabe. On 7 February 2012, Kirsty McCabe left the programme, leaving Lucy Verasamy the sole weather forecaster. On 2 August 2012, she too left the programme. Since 2012, Lucy Verasamy has fronted the national weather forecasts for ITV.