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Owain Wyn Evans

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London / Leeds
Weatherman and Presenter — BBC

Unapologetically flamboyant BBC weatherman and presenter. Former semi-pro drummer πŸ₯ Lover of cats, cars & all things mechanical. Pronounced: Oh-Wine.

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Biography

Weather presenter, BBC Look North. Network producer, BBC Weather. Regional cover presenter for BBC Nations and Regions. Creating content for TV, radio and online with a particular interest in digital.

Former journalist for BBC World Service news, Newsday, BBC Minute and BBC Wales.

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@OwainWynEvans — 14,846 followers, 29,716 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

Oh my goodness it’s so dark this morning. Me taking a scroll to the kitchen just now... https://t.co/oSxLZSqEmZ

Nov 20, 2017

RT @BradfordUniTV: It was a lot of fun on Friday delivering the @bbclooknorth & @BBCCiN outside broadcast with @AmyGarciauk…

Nov 20, 2017

Having a fabulous time @mediamuseum today. Great exhibition on life online. Feeling ancient though as I can remember USING these old computers and modems! πŸ‘΄πŸΌ πŸ’» https://t.co/FQl9C5Wd8T

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What was your first job as a journalist?

It was on the Welsh youth news show, Ffeil. Tackling news for a young audience is challenging but so rewarding. I got to jet-wash a goat too.

How is social media changing news?

It's making news and weather far more accessible. Most of what I do is for social media and I love it... it means you can always connect.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

April O'Neil from the popular Turtles franchise. She was spectacular yet impractical, that yellow jumpsuit would have been stinking!