Laurie Mayer is a British journalist who had a 23-year career with the BBC on radio and across most television news programmes. His last main presenting role was of South East Today for BBC News, until he resigned in 2002, citing a culture of bullying at the BBC in the South East News department.
Mayer's radio career started on BBC Radio London in 1971 mainly presenting the station's breakfast show "Rush Hour". Between 1973 and 1979 he was one of the presenters on the BBC Radio 1 news programme Newsbeat.
Mayer was a presenter of the BBC's Breakfast News programme (now known as Breakfast), before leaving for Sky News in the early 1990s. He went on to become the press spokesman for the owner of Harrods, Mohammed Al Fayed., before returning to the BBC as the main presenter of South East Today.
Mayer got engaged to his wife Jill Hanson in 1971.
- Cozens, Claire (October 16, 2003). "BBC censured over Mayer case" – via www.theguardian.com.
- "BBC Genome Project". Laurie Mayer. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
- "Al-Fayed recruits Clifford". BBC News. 21 July 2010. Retrieved 26 April 2010.
- "BBC broadcasters Jill Hanson and Laurie Mayer, who are engaged, UK,..." Getty Images.
|This biographical article related to BBC Television is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article related to television journalism in the United Kingdom is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|