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Tim Backshall
Occupation journalist
Known for Presenting Lookaround - ITV Border
(late 1990s- 24th Feb. 2009)
Correspondent for the ITV Border area - ITV Tyne Tees & Border
(25th Feb. 2009-)

Tim Backshall is a journalist who formerly presented Border Television's Lookaround. He started presenting Lookaround in the late 1990s and was Main Anchor Between 2001 - 2009, for six years his co-anchor was Fiona Armstrong. She decided to become a freelance reporter and Helen Pearson joined Backshall in 2008. When news came about that ITV Border was to merge with Tyne Tees there was doubts what would happen. Tim was kept on and is now a correspondent for the new-look ITV Tyne Tees & Border Lookaround along with fellow journalist John Bevir. Backshall has also occasionally presented late editions of Lookaround and North East Tonight


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