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Biography

tom@tomheap.com

Tom started his career at Sky News as a sound man and worked his way up through the BBC News Trainee scheme to BBC News Correspondent specialising in Rural affairs, Science and the Environment.   He also led a broadcasting team to cover the 50th anniversary of the ascent of Mount Everest with regular broadcasts and hosting a live 30 minute programme from base camp.

He went freelance 3 years ago and has built up a growing portfolio of programmes on both radio and TV.   Tom is a very versatile presenter.   He has warmth and affability which has proved such a success for daytime TV, whilst also having the journalistic nous and credibility to be a regular on both Panorama and BBC Radio 4.   A selection of Tom’s TV work can be seen on BBC iPlayer.