Rose Neill


Rose Neill

Rose Neill is a former Northern Irish television presenter. She was best known as a newsreader on BBC Northern Ireland from 1985 [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml BBCi: Newsline - Rose Neill's profile] ] to 2008 [ [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/rose-neill-quits-the-bbc-after-24-years-13955947.html Belfast Telegraph: "Rose Neill quits the BBC after 24 years"] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008] .

Broadcasting career

Neill's broadcasting career began in 1977 as a children's presenter for Ulster Television. She also worked as a newsreader and continuity announcer for the station, [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml BBCi: Newsline - Rose Neill's profile] ] and also co-presented UTV's "Sportscast" with Jackie Fullerton. [ [http://www.newsletter.co.uk/3425/Shock-as-Rose-Neill-leaves.4439311.jp The News Letter: "Shock as Rose Neill leaves BBC"] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008]

Neill moved to BBC Northern Ireland in 1985 to become a presenter on "Inside Ulster" and its replacement BBC Newsline, in addition to contributing to other local productions including "Children in Need". [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml BBCi: Newsline - Rose Neill's profile] ] Neill also presented her own programme on BBC Radio Ulster. [ [http://www.newsletter.co.uk/3425/Shock-as-Rose-Neill-leaves.4439311.jp The News Letter: "Shock as Rose Neill leaves BBC"] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008] In 2002, she was taken off the presenting rota for the main evening news bulletin. [ [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/imported/article1081740.ece Belfast Telegraph: "BBC Rose loses top news spot"] ; dated 15 September 2002; accessed 17 June 2008] For the following years, Neill presented early morning, late night and weekend bulletins. [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml BBCi: Newsline - Rose Neill's profile] ]

In August 2008, it was announced that Neill had left BBC Northern Ireland. [ [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/rose-neill-quits-the-bbc-after-24-years-13955947.html Belfast Telegraph: Rose Neill quits the BBC after 24 years] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008] It was reported that Neill's contract with the station had not been renewed [ [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/rose-neill-quits-the-bbc-after-24-years-13955947.html Belfast Telegraph: "Rose Neill quits the BBC after 24 years"] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008] and her colleagues were only made aware of her departure from the BBC on her final day. [ [http://www.newsletter.co.uk/3425/Shock-as-Rose-Neill-leaves.4439311.jp The News Letter: "Shock as Rose Neill leaves BBC"] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008] Neill told a newspaper she was "sad" at the BBC's decision. [ [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/rose-neill-quits-the-bbc-after-24-years-13955947.html Belfast Telegraph: "Rose Neill quits the BBC after 24 years"] ; dated 28 August 2008, accessed 28 August 2008]

Personal life

Neill studied at The Mount School, York and East London College. [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml BBCi: Newsline - Rose Neill's profile] ]

Neill is an honorary patron of the Ulster Cancer Foundation and chairperson of the Riding for the Disabled association. [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml BBCi: Newsline - Rose Neill's profile] ] She is married and has two children from her first marriage. [ [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/imported/article833606.ece Belfast Telegraph: Sad Rose's vigil for ill hubby] ; dated 6 October 2002; accessed 17 June 2008]

References

External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsline/content/articles/2008/05/20/roseneill_feature.shtml Rose Neill's profile on BBCi]


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