John Promotes the Canary Islands
In association with the Spanish Tourist Board, John has produced a promotional video for the Canary Islands.
In association with the the Royal Geographical Society, John will be involved in the publicity and commentary for specific walks during 2013.
Please follow the following link where an audio introduction is now available from the Discovering Britain website for
The Great Dun Fell walk
Look out for John's appearance on BBC2's Celebrity Eggheads, along with other TV Presenters past and present, on the current series running through to the end of 2013.
These special charity editions of the general knowledge quiz, in which teams of celebrities from the world of television, sports and showbiz battle to beat the formidable Eggheads, have proved very popular.
John is available for:
- Advertising & Marketing Campaigns or Product Launches (particularly for weather-sensitive products/services)
- Television & Radio Shows
- Sports Guru & Associate Presenter (especially cricket & horse racing)
- Seminars (as a Speaker or your Chairman for the day)
- Shows & Public Events (as a Speaker or your Chairman for the day)
- After Dinner Speaking
- Meteorological Consultancy
- Bespoke weather services
John's recent book is both an autobiography and a look back at many varieties of extreme weather ranging from the atrocious winter of 1963 through to massive floods and scorching summers.
John's personal involvement with the 1987 hurricane fiasco features extensively.
John was born in West Yorkshire in July 1952 and served for 30 years with the UK Meteorological Office before going freelance.
John now acts as a broadcaster, weather consultant and partner with British Weather Services, where he fronts many contracts including the Football Association, Twickenham and leading UK racecourses such as Cheltenham, Haydock Park and Newmarket.
John was a national BBC TV broadcast meteorologist from 1985 to 2000 and contracted to BBC Radio 5Live from 2001-2005 and again in 2007.
Other TV work included resident weather presenter for the 'Travel Show', 1987-1989 along with an educational series for schools.