Rob Smith is an English television presenter, best known for being a co-anchor on the BBC South East Today news programme.
Rob Smith and Polly Evans took over the co-anchor roles from Geoff Clark and Beverley Thompson in mid-September 2009.
Rob started his career on Radio Kent. He enjoyed seven years on the radio, ending up producing and presenting the evening drivetime show.
Then joined the BBC in the South East in 1994.
Rob has been a presenter and reporter with BBC South East Today since the programme started in 2001.
As a news journalist, Rob has covered a wide range of stories, from hard news, talking to victims of crime or circumstance, to the more amusing items.
In 2008, Rob sailed around Britain in his yacht (a Sadler 32, designed by David Sadler) 'Wild Rover', a voyage of some 2,000 miles which raised over £15,000 for Leukaemia Research.
In 2012, he cycled at Brands Hatch for the 2012 Cyclothon.
In 2014, Rob was the compere of the Top Choir Competition on 12 April at the Shirley Hall in Canterbury.
Rob lives in Kent and is married with two children.