Speaker | Host
Reggie Yates is TV Presenter, Actor and an impressive speaker and host. Furthermore, from his days at Radio 1 and CBBC to hosting prime time game shows, he is now known for hard hitting documentaries. These include him investigating teenage gang culture to LGBT issues in Russia and much more.
In addition, any also recognise Reggie for co-hosting the Voice. Today Reggie is a much in demand speaker on subjects ranging from creativity and storytelling to the power of authenticity. He is also well versed and passionate about the need for diversity in all aspects of society.
Moreover, he is also well informed on issues around technology and young people
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An accomplished actor Reggie started out as an actor with early roles in series like Grange Hill, The Bill, and Channel 4's influential sitcom Desmond's. He then started presenting children and youth programming on TV and radio. Alongside presenting a range of entertainment shows he continued his acting appearing in programmes including Doctor Who and Rastamouse.
Now an award-winning film maker, Reggie produced and presented his series of Extreme films which explored challenging subjects of inequality and injustice around the world. His documentaries, which tend to focus on the stories of younger people. And Reggie has witnessed great hardship and experienced some very intense situations. These include witnessing first-hand life in a Syrian refugee camp. He also worked as a guard in a US prison and accompanied poor Ghanaians who are forced to scavenge on a toxic electronics waste dump. Other films have seen him examine addiction, the military, race, Russian society, and the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy,
He also developed a career behind the camera as a writer and director, with his second short film Date Night, winning Best UK Short Film at the London Independent Film Festival.
As well as successfully combing entertainment presenting with serious factual programme making, Reggie has published his autobiography, Unseen: My Journey.