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Nicholas Owen - Vice President

Nicholas Owen was born in 1946. He started his journalistic career on the Sunday Mirror before moving to Fleet Street in 1968. He switched to television in 1981, and is now one of the most recognisable faces on the news, having been one of the main presenters for both ITV and the BBC.

He lives in Surrey with his wife, Brenda. They have four children between them. He has a passion for railways and provides the voiceover for the Tramlink to Croydon.

He is an Honorary Patron of Kidney Cancer UK, having battled the disease in 2002. As well as supporting Young Epilepsy, he is also a patron of Hope for Children and a celebrity supporter of the British Red Cross.


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