Tim Grundy


Tim Grundy

Infobox_Celebrity
name = Tim Grundy


caption = Tim Grundy, June 15, 2006
birth_date = July 4, 1958 (aged 50)
birth_place = Manchester, England
occupation = Television presenter, radio personality
salary =
networth =
website = http://www.timgrundy.co.uk/

Timothy Grundy (born 4 July, 1958 in Manchester) is an English television and radio presenter and son of famous Sex Pistols interviewer, Bill Grundy. [ [http://www.manchester2002-uk.com/celebs/broadcasters10.html Manchester Broadcasters and television presenters including Bill Grundy, Tim Grundy, Charles Foster, Jim Pope, Charles Foster, Colin Weston, Mike Scott and Bob Smithies of Manchester ] ]

Biography

Grundy was born to a Scottish mother and Bill Grundy in 1958.

In 1975, at the age of 17, Tim began work as a coffee boy at Piccadilly Radio in Manchester and over the next 14 years he rose to be the presenter of the "Breakfast Show" and became the station's Programme Controller.He is a fully qualified journalist, whose folksy relaxed style has made him a popular television presenter, where he works predominantly for Discovery Channel and other satellite broadcasting companies.His appearances are numerous, including from 1990: "Showbiz People", "People Today", "See You Sunday", "The Forum" and "Pebble Mill".

From 1995 onwards he appeared in several of the by now highly successful "Two's Country" series, including "Two's Country Cooking", "Two's Country Spain", "Two's Country Caribbean", "Two's Country Eastern Europe", "Two's Country Get Stuck In" and "Two's Country Ship to Shore", as well as "Travelling Light" (for Channel 4).

In 1999 he appeared in "Great Estates" , "Two's Country" which was renewed into 5 television series, "Ship to Shore", "Show People" and "Car Country" among others.

In 2000 he appeared in "The Villagers", "Cabin Fever", "Last in the League" and "A Room with a Clue".

In October 2002, he launched local radio station Reading 107 as the breakfast show host. [ [http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/s/5027_reading_107fm_kicks_off_in_style Reading 107fm kicks off in style] Retrieved on 2008-06-01.]

Tim has two children and is chairman of The Children's Adventure Farm Trust [www.childrensadventurefarm.org.uk] . He also does work for other charities including the Boys and Girls Welfare Society.

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