Jenni Murray

Born 2 May 1950




Jenni cut her teeth on local radio in Bristol before moving into television as a reporter and presenter. In the mid-1980s she joined the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and launched the Saturday edition with John Humphrys two years later.

Murray has been the regular presenter of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour since 1987 and presents The Message for the same station. Described by Charles Wheeler as having, “the most beautiful voice on radio, ever”, she was awarded an OBE for radio broadcasting in the 1999 Birthday Honours list.

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