Fletcher in April 2014
20 April 1974
|Residence||London, United Kingdom|
|Citizenship||American and British|
|Occupation||Journalist, presenter and newsreader|
Sky Sports News (formerly)
|Television||Good Morning Britain (2014–)|
Sunday Morning Live (2017–)
Songs of Praise (2017–)
Inside Out London (2017–)
|Spouse(s)||Luned Tonderai (m. 1999)|
|Parent(s)||Carol Fenny Fletcher (1952–2006)|
Fletcher is best known as a sport presenter on Good Morning Britain and as a reporter on Countryfile. He also presented the ITV daytime game show Rebound (2015–2016) and the Sunday morning talk show Sunday Morning Live (2017–present).
Early life and educationEdit
After training as a music producer, Fletcher began his journalism career in Cardiff, producing packages for BBC Radio Wales. He then moved to London to work behind the scenes at Radio 5 Live. Several years later he began working on BBC 2W, the digital TV channel for Wales. He also presented and reported on sport for BBC Wales Today.
From 2005 until 2011, Fletcher presented sports bulletins on the rolling news channel BBC News, and has also presented sport on the BBC Weekend News and BBC Breakfast on BBC One as well as BBC World News. In March 2010, Fletcher began reporting on news stories for BBC Breakfast.
On 3 March 2014, it was announced Fletcher would become a sports newsreader on the new ITV Breakfast programme Good Morning Britain. He first appeared on the programme on its opening day, 28 April 2014.
In 2015, Fletcher presented Rebound, a ten-part daytime game show for ITV, airing in the 5 pm slot. A second series of the show was produced and aired in 2016. In September 2015, he appeared in an episode of All Star Mr & Mrs alongside his wife Luned.
Fletcher co-presented the BBC Two series Food Detectives alongside Tom Kerridge and Alice Roberts in 2016. Since 2017, he has presented the Sunday morning BBC One programme Sunday Morning Live alongside Emma Barnett.. He has also been an occasional co-presenter of the BBC One Sunday programme Songs of Praise.
In September 2017, Fletcher replaced Matthew Wright as presenter of BBC's current affairs programme Inside Out London. In October 2017, he co-presented Britain's Classroom Heroes with Naga Munchetty on BBC Two.
In 2014, Fletcher became a celebrity ambassador for the UK charity, Balls to Cancer. In September 2015, Sean became an ambassador for the Beating Bowel Cancer charity. He ran the 2015 and 2016 London Marathon to raise money for the charity. In 2017, Fletcher ran the London Marathon for Heads Together and Young Minds UK.
|2005–2011||BBC News||Sport presenter/correspondent||BBC One/BBC News Channel|
|2008–2010||BBC Breakfast||Sport correspondent||Occasional episodes|
|2011–2014||Sky Sports News||Reporter||Sky Sports News|
|2014–||Good Morning Britain||Sport presenter/relief newsreader||ITV||Regular appearances|
|2015–||Rebound||Presenter||Daytime game show|
|Countryfile||Reporter||BBC One||Occasional episodes|
|2016||Food Detectives||Co-presenter||BBC Two||1 series; with Tom Kerridge and Alice Roberts|
|2017–||Sunday Morning Live||BBC One||2 series; with Emma Barnett and Cherry Healey|
|Songs of Praise||Occasional episodes|
|Inside Out London||Presenter||Main presenter|
|Britain's Classroom Heroes||Co-presenter||BBC Two||With Naga Munchetty|
|Lord Mayor's Show||Co-presenter||BBC One||With Sonali Shah|
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- "Our Ambassadors – Balls To Cancer – Help Us Fight Cancer With Fun!". ballstocancer.co.uk.
- "News Hub – Beating Bowel Cancer". Beating Bowel Cancer. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
- JustGiving. "Read Sean's story". www.justgiving.com.
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- BBC Songs of Praise [@BBCSoP] (7 July 2017). "Sunday 17:10 @BBCOne, join @SeanFletcherTV in the beautiful #MontStMichel! Sneak peek:" (Tweet) – via Twitter.