Matt Barbet presents 5 News Tonight, weekdays on Channel 5.

Matt has also previously presented BreakfastBBC London News (BBC 1), The Cycle Show (ITV 4), The Wright StuffThe 5 O’Clock Show (Channel 5) and News Hour (Daybreak),

Matt is experienced both in the studio and in the field reporting from Afghanistan, Haiti and Ethiopia. He has covered The Oscars twice and fronted Channel 5’s live coverage of the royal wedding of Price William and Catherine Middleton, in front of Buckingham Palace.

Equally adept on radio, Matt is known to millions from his time reading the news on BBC Radio 1 during Sara Cox’s Breakfast Show and has presented Weekend Breakfast (BBC Radio 5 Live). He has also presented The Briefing on ground breaking online station Monocle 24.

Matt has written for The Independent, Monocle, Cycling Plus and currently has a monthly column in Bikes Etc. He has pedalled his way to completing the gruelling L’Étape du Tour in the French Alps and has also finished the London Marathon.
Matt has wide-ranging experience in the corporate sector, from facilitating discussions and conducting interviews for the likes of Fujitsu UK and the Cartus Home Sale Network, to hosting Frontier Magazine’s Travel Retail Awards in Cannes. Travellers aboard American Airlines will have seen him fronting BBC World’s in-air programming.

In his role as a patron of Norwood, Matt helped the charity raise more than £400,000 in which he interviewed former FA Chairman Lord Triesman. Other corporate work includes hosting the Frontline PR Industry Awards, Britain’s Most Inspiring Fundraiser for Everyclick.com, and chairing a panel Q&A for Norwood Young Lawyers.

Matt lives in London with his wife Katie, and their daughters Manon and Blythe

Your support for Britain?s Most Inspiring Fundraiser 2008 is greatly appreciated, and we would be delighted to have your ongoing support for this competition. The evening was a huge success and your presence helped make our incredible finalists feel very special.

Founder of Everyclick.com, Britain's most Inspiring Fundraiser


American Airlines appreciated Matt’s freshness of approach, his ready smile and the clarity of his voice. The company was praised for having secured such a vibrant presenter.

Producer, BBC Channel for American Airlines


I wanted to let you know how THRILLED we are – and, our SAP clients are with Matt.

Sapphire Now SAP Conference, Madrid


TV Journalism Awards 2016 TV Journalism Awards 2016