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Dave Berry (born 14 September 1978) is a British television presenter and former model from Charlton, south east London, England.

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Career

Dave's first job was at The Observatory vintage clothing shop in Greenwich, South London, where he was manager for a few years. He left The Observatory circa 1996 to manage another Greenwich-based fashion retailer, Bullfrogs Clothing. Around the turn of the century, Berry began his career modeling for high profile brands such as Ted Baker, French Connection, Armani, Toni & Guy and Charge Clothing, before moving into television presenting as a regular face on Nickelodeon UK and gaining a BAFTA nomination for n-List[1]

Television

After being a presenter on Nickelodeon (UK), in 2002, he became the main presenter of the signature MTV UK flagship progamme TRL UK, which aired for three years, ending in December 2005. Whilst at MTV, he also hosted coverage of the annual MTV Europe Music Awards.

From April 2005, he presented CD:UK on ITV1 when Cat Deeley left to present Stars in Their Eyes He was later replaced by Myleene Klass, Lauren Laverne and Johny Pitts in September 2005. Since then, he has worked on numerous projects for Channel 4, including Football Anthems, HomeMade which aired for 6 weeks with guest show host Mark Boardman, I'm With The Band, Take Away My Takeaway and The Deadly Knowledge Show. In addition, Berry has hosted Channel 4 coverage of the music concerts Carling Live 24, Vodafone TBA and V Festival (2005 & 2006).[2]

In 2006 he began hosting "The Deadly Knowledge Show" on Channel 4, a game show featuring students as contestants.

Other presenting work includes Only Fools on Horses on Three, for BBC Three, the documentary Sure Fans United for ITV1 The Brit Awards: Red Carpet/Party On for ITV2. Make Me A Supermodel (the live final), Pop City Live and Tsunami Aid were all broadcast on Five.

Berry has appeared as a guest on Annually Retentive, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Big Brother's Little Brother and Loose Women. He is a regular talking head on a number of celebrity based documentaries and has presented many Movie junket's.

Dave has also appeared on MTV's 'CRIBS' twice.

Dave hosted the 2009 World Free Running Championships in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 15 August, it was covered by television stations in UK and USA.

Dave is currently a showbiz reporter on This Morning

Dave appeared as a guest on the comedy quiz show "Celebrity Juice" on 18th March 2010.

Radio

He presented the Vodafone Live Hour on commercial radio networks and, since January 2007, has hosted his own show on London based Capital Radio on Saturday afternoons. Initially aired from 2-5pm, from 15 September, it moved to a later time of 4pm - 7pm. Come January 2008, it was reported Berry would join XFM to present a show on Saturdays between 2pm and 6pm. Shortly afterwards, Dave progressed to XFM's drivetime programme transmitted every weekday afternoon from 3pm to 7pm. He presented at this time till 18 January 2010, when he then moved to the breakfast slot.

Mobile

Dave is also co-hosting The Hot Desk for ITV mobile - a music show available on mobile phones.

Personal life

Berry has been in a relationship with the Sugababes singer Heidi Range since 2003. On January 4th 2010 it was announced that the couple got engaged on New Year's Eve.

He is a supporter of Charlton Athletic FC.

References

  1. ^ "Dave Berry". UKGameshows.com. http://www.ukgameshows.com/ukgs/Dave_Berry. Retrieved 23 October 2007. 
  2. ^ "Princess Talent: Dave Berry". Princess Productions. http://www.princesstv.com/talent/dave_berry.html. Retrieved 23 October 2007. 

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