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Amanda Parr
British journalist

Amanda Parr

Amanda Parr
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Intro British journalist
Is Journalist
From United Kingdom
Field Journalism
Gender female
University of Bristol
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Amanda Parr is an English television journalist and reporter.

After getting a first class degree in English at the University of Bristol, Parr moved to BBC local radio as a trainee. She then moved to London to study for a postgraduate degree in broadcast journalism. After graduation, she worked in the production teams for various programmes, including Breakfast with Frost and on BBC Radio 5 Live and ITN.

Parr then returned to the West Country as a reporter for BBC West's regional evening news programme Points West. She also presents bulletins during BBC Breakfast, as well as an alternate and stand-in presenter for lead Alex Lovell.

Parr presented a ten-minute short specific to the south west in the TV programme British Isles - A Natural History.
Parr came second to Simon West in the Royal Television Society's regional awards in 2005.

In 2009 Parr was awarded a distinction in her master's degree in historical archaeology at the University of Bristol, attaining the highest mark in her year. In September 2009 she married Ben White, a television producer from Southampton, at Wells Cathedral in Somerset.

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