Bill Turnbull was a British journalist and presenter, who in later life worked as a presenter for the radio station Classic FM, after many years as a presenter with the BBC.
Turnbull was born in Guildford, Surrey, on 25 January 1956, to an English father of Scottish ancestry and an English mother.
He was educated at Eton College and the University of Edinburgh, where he edited the student newspaper. He graduated from Cardiff University in 1978.
Turnbull’s career began at Scottish local station Radio Clyde in 1978, and later, he freelanced for a number of years in the USA.
Turnbull joined the BBC as a reporter for the Today program in 1986 and Breakfast Time as a reporter in 1988, before becoming a correspondent for BBC News in 1990.
He covered a wide range of domestic and international stories, reporting from more than 30 countries, including a four-year stint as Washington Correspondent, based in the USA. His producer for a while was Sian Williams.
Bill Turnbull Wife: Who is Sarah McCombie?
Sarah McCombie is the wife of a famous English journalist and BBC tv presenter Bill Turnbull.
Turnbull married Sarah McCombie in March 1988 in the London Borough of Hackney.
The couple had three children: sons Henry born in October 1988 Will born in October 1989 and daughter Flora born in August 1991.
Turnbull and his wife previously lived in Buckinghamshire but relocated to Rainow, Cheshire, in 2012, following the move of BBC Breakfast to Salford. better source needed Subsequently, he moved to Suffolk.