Carol Kirkwood TV Host

Carol kirkwood

Carol Kirkwood (born 29 May 1962) is a Scottish weather presenter, employed by the Met Office and best known for forecasting the weather for BBC Breakfast. Kirkwood was born Carol MacKellaig in Morar, Invernessshire, Scotland. She was one of eight children and her parents ran a hotel in Morar; she was a Girl Guide. After attending Lochaber High School in Fort William, Carol gained a BA in commerce from Napier University in Edinburgh. After graduation, Kirkwood joined the BBC's Secretarial Reserve in London and after a series of internal moves presented short slots on BBC Radio Scotland, and then BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4. She subsequently worked as an Associate Director in recruitment and as training consultant for a management consultancy in Cheshire. Kirkwood rejoined the BBC at Elstree Studios training department in 1993 as a freelance presenter, during which time she presented a bi-monthly programme Talking Issues for HTV West. In 1996 Kirkwood joined the new UK operation of The Weather Channel, but after it closed down in January 1998 she underwent training under the guidance of the BBC at the Met Office, before joining BBC News as a weather presenter.

Personal details

Date of birth
May 29th, 1962
Place of birth
Morar
Nationality
United Kingdom
Ethnicity
Scottish
Religion
Christianity
Places lived
Lochaber , Scotland

Education

1. Lochaber High School School

Lochaber High School is a six year comprehensive secondary school located in the town of Fort William, Lochaber in the Highland region of Scotland.

Founded
1960
Official web page www.lochaber.highland.sch.uk
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Lochaber High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1959., Politician
b. 1972., Politician

2. Edinburgh Napier University Colleges/University

Edinburgh Napier is a higher education institution in Scotland with over 17,000 students, including nearly 5,000 international students, from more than 100 nations worldwide.

Type Public university
Headquarters
219 Colinton Road, EH14 1DJ - Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Undergraduates
2008. 13,107
Postgraduates
2008. 2,584
Official web page www.napier.ac.uk
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Edinburgh Napier University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1974., TV Host
b. 1959., Politician
b. 1966., Politician
b. 1963., Industrial designer
b. 1964., Politician
b. 1963., Writer
b. 1954., Politician
b. 1984., Athlete

Regular TV appearances

1. The One Show

News
Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
Correspondent
BBC HD
BBC One
August 14th, 2006 10 English

2. BBC Breakfast

Family, News, Talk-Show
Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
Newscaster
BBC News
BBC One
2003-03-17 October 2nd, 2000 English

Guest TV appearances

SMart

Program genre

Children's television series

Official site

External resources

SMart was a British CBBC television programme based on the subject of art, which began in 1994 and ended in 2009. The programme was recorded at BBC Television Centre in London, previously it had been recorded in Studio A at BBC Pebble Mill in Birmingham. The format is similar to the Tony Hart programmes Take Hart and Hartbeat. The show was revamped into an hour-long show in 2007; it was previously a 25 minute show. The 'older' 25 minute shows from 1994-2005 also featured Morph, originally from Take Hart. It has 199 episodes. CBBC last aired SMart on 11 August 2011.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E04 January 31st, 2009

Wikipedia

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