(born 6 April 1964 in Birmingham
) is a newsreader
, currently working as a freelance journalist. Former credits include The Big Breakfast
and the ITV News Channel
Phil Gayle's other TV credits include First Edition
, Crimewatch Daily
, Seven Days
and That's Esther
; as well as several LWT
current affairs programmes including The Week
and The London Programme
Before getting into TV, Phil Gayle was a DJ
on various local radio stations. Between 1986 and 1988, Phil worked at BRMB
Radio, Birmingham. Music DJ presenting various overnight, late night and early morning shows.
In 1988, he moved on to Signal Radio
, Stoke. Phil presented a live weekday three-hour night time phone-in five nights per week. He also co-presented the Saturday afternoon sports programme which also included live interviews and music.
1995 saw Phil move to Rock FM
, as a Preston Music DJ. He presented the Sunday evening, post Network Chart show alongside two weekend overnight shows.
Between 1995–1996 he presented a live current affairs and lifestyle phone-in on BBC Radio Newcastle
. Here Phil broke several stories that were subsequently picked up by national press. The shows would typically feature one-on-one interviews, panel discussions, on-the-road reports and live audience debates.
Since then, Phil has done a variety of radio work in a one-off form or providing relief for existing presenters. Between 2000 and 2001 Phil was a relief presenter for various live two and three hour shows... Read More