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Huw Edwards

Huw Edwards
Huw Edwards is known to millions of viewers as main presenter of the BBC’s flagship 10 O’Clock News. He joined the BBC over twenty years ago and has presented a wide range of programmes, many of them of a hugely prestigeous nature. He spent over a decade reporting politics at Westminster, including a period as Chief Political Correspondent. He has also presented a range of programmes on history and classical music on BBC Four, BBC Two, Radio 3, Radio 4 and S4C. He is currently working on a number of projects.

An enthusiastic pianist and organist, Huw has enjoyed a long association with the renowned Cardiff Singer of the World competition. He continues to host the final at St David’s Hall.   

Born at Bridgend, Huw was brought up in Llangennech and attended Llanelli Grammar School. He graduated in French from the University of Wales, Cardiff. An Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales, he has recently been appointed Honorary Professor of Journalism at Cardiff University. He lives in London with his wife and five children.

Bridgend Male Choir is proud that Huw agreed to compere its 50th Birthday Concert at Tabernacle Chapel, Pontycymer - the venue of its original 1960 concert.