Michael Buerk Biography
An award winning broadcast journalist and presenter whose candid approach has earned him international acclaim.
A veteran news correspondent and presenter, Michael Buerk is best known for his work with the BBC News, especially his internationally renowned 1984 reports on the famine in Ethiopia, which helped to raise awareness and are thought to have helped to save over a million lives. Known for his gravitas, his direct approach and for his bravery when speaking his mind, Michael Burke also has a lighter side; his likeability and genuine sense of humour has contributed to his career in presenting away from the news and has seen him become a sought after speaker and conference facilitator.
As a speaker, he draws upon his years of experience and a thorough knowledge of contemporary and recent events in order to motivate and educate his listeners.
- BBC news correspondent and presenter for over 30 years
- Television and radio presenter
- Experienced and expert speaker and conference facilitator
Genuine, knowledgeable and eloquent, Michael Buerk combines experience with humour and likeability. Listeners will be hanging on to his every word and will take inspiration from his unique approach.