Paddy O’Connell

Presenter, BBC TV & Radio

Biography

Paddy was the Wall Street Correspondent on the day of 9/11 and overslept for a meeting in the Twin Towers.
He was the Eurovision Semi Final Commentator for six years, the host of the celebrity stock exchange Celebdaq. He was a student in Scotland, where he studied Politics Philosophy and International Relations in Aberdeen. He was briefly a cucumber farmer in France, and a marketing researcher before pursuing a life in Radio. He has worked all over the UK and Europe and lived in the USA for ten years. He is now a Stonewall Ambassador speaking against bullying in schools and he is the Chairman of a WW2 Veterans Association.

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