Bob Crampton is a British former journalist and TV presenter.
|Alma mater||Sutton High School, Plymouth|
|Occupation||Weather presenter, Journalist|
|The West Tonight|
ITV News West Country
Early life and careerEdit
Bob was born in South Africa, his father was the country's first radio DJ to introduce piano music. At the age of 11, Bob wanted to become a rugby player. He was educated at Sutton High School in Plymouth. After leaving Sutton High School, Bob was employed by a small weekly newspaper in North Devon for a 4-year apprenticeship as a reporter. In 1983, Bob moved to ITV Wales & West and became a news presenter and reporter. In 2008 he was appointed the weather presenter for The West Tonight.
On 16 February 2009 the ITV News West Country launched, following the merger of The West Tonight with Westcountry Live, Crampton was retained alongside Alex Beresford. After 41 years at ITV on 29 June 2018 he retired.
|1997–1981||Westward Diay (Westward Television)||News presenter and reporter|
|1982–1983||Today South West (Television South West)||News presenter and reporter|
|1983–2009||The West Tonight (ITV Wales & West)||News/weather presenter and reporter|
|2009–2018||ITV News West Country (ITV West Country)||Weather presenter|
Bob has one grandson named Jack who was born in early 2012.