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Name: Philippa Tomson
Nationality: British
Home: London
Profession: Broadcast Journalist

Twitter: @PipTomson
Instagram: @PipTomson


Philippa Tomson is an award-winning television presenter, reporter and journalist. She can currently be seen and heard on ITV's flagship breakfast show Good Morning Britain. Since the show launched in April 2014, Pip has covered the programme’s Los Angeles and New York bureaus and reported live on various breaking stories around the UK.

Originally from York, Pip trained as a newspaper journalist with the Midlands based Express & Star at the age of 18. After working on its weekly and daily editions, Pip was appointed chief reporter of the Express & Star’s headline Wolverhampton edition before moving across into broadcasting.

In 2002, she joined ITV Central in Birmingham where she worked as a producer, reporter and presenter, regularly co-hosting the 6pm show with long-standing news anchor Bob Warman. In 2006, she went on to co present ITV’s North East Tonight and Border’s Lookaround that made her the region’s household name. Sh also decided to broaden her skill base by training as a weather presenter, a decision which ultimately led to her winning two Royal Television Society awards for Presenter of the Year.

Away from live news, Pip is an accomplished and experienced event host thanks to her warm, engaging personality and sense of humour. She has successfully hosted numerous events around the country for the likes of Sir Ian Botham, Steve Cram, Kevin Pietersen and many more.

In her spare time, Pip enjoys walking her two Tibetan Terriers and she loves a challenge. She's completed a tandem sky dive with the Red Devils, climbed Kilimanjaro, completed the Great North Run 5 times, bungee jumped over the River Tyne, and completed a cycling challenge in Kenya’s Maasai Mara for Steve Cram’s COCO charity.

Career Highlights


2014 - Present  Presenter and Reporter for Good Morning Britain (ITV)
2013 - 2014 Reporter for Daybreak (ITV)
2012 - 2014 News presenter for Sky News (BSkyB)
2006 - 2012 Presenter for North East Tonight (ITV)
2002 - 2006 Presenter for Central Tonight (ITV)


2008 - 2011 Guest presenter on Metro Radio
2007 - 2010 Guest presenter on Real Radio NE


2009 - 2011 Columnist for the Sunday Sun
1995 - 2002 Chief Reporter for the Express & Star newspaper


2010 & 2012  Presenter of the Year, Royal Television Society North East and the Borders