Stuart Flinders

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Stuart Flinders (born 1960, in Bolton, Lancashire) is a journalist, reporter and occasional presenter who used to work for BBC North West Tonight.


Early life

Flinders grew up in Bolton and is a supporter of Bolton Wanderers F.C. [1]


In 1991, he joined BBC North West Tonight after being hired by Dave Guest. [2] In 2008 he spent six months working for the BBC News channel and presented some weekend bulletins on BBC One during that period. He also occasionally presents BBC Radio 4 programme You and Yours . Prior to working for the BBC he spent a short period working for printed media in Australia. He also regularly presented concerts for BBC Radio 3 for around 10 years. [3]

He became the longest serving reporter on BBC North West Tonight. [4] On 12 October 2020 after nearly 30 years on the programme, he left the BBC and the programme. [5] In November 2020 he anchored the US election results coverage for Sky News.

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  1. "North West Tonight - Stuart Flinders". BBC. Retrieved 2011-10-11.
  3. Stuart Flinders (2009-03-30). "North West Tonight - Reporters - Stuart Flinders". BBC. Retrieved 2011-10-11.