', the longest- running children's programme on TV, was "front man" for coverage of two Olympic Games, and has presented regional news in the South - Day by Day, Coast to Coast, Meridian Tonight and ITV News Meridian - for 25 years. BBC weather: Sarah Keith-Lucas stuns in busty top and tight skirt for forecast THE BBC weather report was presented by Sarah Keith-Lucas again this … [Starring] Richard Dix and Jane Wyatt (Previously televised on Dec 26, 1956) Contributors. The presenter also had two younger children from his second marriage to former Meridian TV presenter Jane Wyatt. After this week's tragedy, Richard … Born in Campgaw, New Jersey, Jane Waddington Wyatt came from a New York family of social distinction (her father was a Wall Street investment banker and her mother was a drama critic). Paying tribute to his son, he said: "What has really struck me is how loved James was by people. ©Copyright 2001-2020. Crew. He was seen by millions when he appeared in the famous Broom Cupboard and went on to present Top of The Pops, appear on The Royal Variety Performance and Children in Need and was even 'Gotchered' by Noel Edmonds. There will be a funeral service for James at the East Chapel of South-ampton Crematorium on Friday, July 29 at 2.20pm. A spokesman for BBC Radio Solent said: "Our thoughts are with Richard and his family at this sad time.". Fred Dinenage has also worked as a newsreader for programs like ‘Coast to Coast’ with Mai Davies and Fern Britton and ‘Meridian Tonight’ with Jane Wyatt, Debbie Thrower and Natasha Kaplinsky. He is also a news­reader, for many years pre­sent­ing Merid­ian Tonight for ITV Merid­ian, along­side Deb­bie Thrower. When Debbie Thrower left the station in 1994, Jane was promoted to co-anchor of the Southampton edition of Meridian Tonight. James' mother was unavailable for comment. Jane left Meridian in September 1998 and now writes a column in the Southern Daily Echo. Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. There are 70+ professionals named "Jane Wyatt", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities. A family man, Simon lives with his wife, Celina, his two unruly children Charlie and Emily and two even more unruly dogs! These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. I've been a newsroom journalist, reporter and now find myself presenting the main programme with the legend that is Fred Dinenage. You can catch up with our late news update after News at Ten on ITV1 at 10.30pm. Other presenters for the South edition included newsreaders James Montgomery, John Doyle, Debbie Thrower, Jane Wyatt, Keith Akehurst, Mai Davies & Debbie Middleton, sports presenters David Bobin & Gareth Evans and weather presenters Anne Purvis & Carl Tyler. James was the middle child of three from Richard's first marriage to Carol. After this week's tragedy, Richard is expected to return to the airwaves on Monday. Jane Waddington Wyatt (WY-ET; August 12, 1910 – October 20, 2006) was an American actress. James was the middle child of three from Richard’s first marriage to Carol. Industrial Correspondent Shelia Matherson was also a regular on the set, seem above with Jane Wyatt. The presenter also has two younger children from his second marriage to former Meridian TV presenter Jane Wyatt. Jane Wyatt. John Bonnlwell: Richard Dix Eleanor Seger: Jane Wyatt Tom Waggoner: Eugene Pallette Jeff Barat: Victor Jory Steve Barat: Albert Dekker Malachy: Robert Armstrong. Mackeson … She told him a Southern Television producer was looking for a young presenter and she had given him Fred’s name. Jane was raised from the age of three months in New York City and attended the fashionable Chapin School and later Barnard College. A coroner in Blandford Forum, Dorset, has opened and adjourned an inquest into the cause of death for a future date. He was a sport presenter for regional games on Yorkshire Television for a brief period and presented ‘World of Sport’ program on Saturday afternoons. She said: “Of course, when I won I wanted to treat myself and my three sons – but secretly my top priority was to buy another lovely dog. I joined Meridian in 2001 and started out writing and producing news bulletins - but kept banging on the bosses door asking if I could step in front of the camera! "He was loving and he was loved - a quite exceptional character. 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