TFB Communications Ltd was set up by David FitzGerald who has been in the media for over thirty years. Covering television programme production, corporate and commercial presentations plus script writing, commercial voice overs and after dinner speaking. He is represented by Knight Ayton Management in London and Fresh Air Studios in Plymouth… find out moreStarting in radio in 1980, David FitzGerald moved through ILR and into television by 1986. Based with TSW in Plymouth as a continuity announcer, he started working on the production side of programmes and soon made a name for himself as a scriptwriter.
He had spells on HTV, Channel and Anglia Television but by 1994 he had joined the presentation side of Sky News and covered every major world event from the arrest of O.J.Simpson to Waiko and the Oklahoma bombings. From the death of Diana Princess of Wales, the war in Bosnia, General Elections and Royal Weddings, David was involved with every major headline grabbing story for seven years.
In 1999 he was part of the winning franchise for South Hams Radio and was a director of the company till 2006. He joined the BBC Radio Devon team in 2007 and is now part of the main stream programming with The Interactive Lunch.
Over the years he has written for Spitting Image, Northcliffe Newspapers and won The Olympic Committee’s award for television production for The Red Arrows Documentary for ITV.
He even appeared as a question in Trivial Pursuit.
David also helped set up the charity The British Comedy Society and has recently rejoined the team working on celebrating the lives of our great comedians. In 2011 he tried his hand at ‘standup’ comedy for Comic Relief. None of which could be broadcast!
In 2011 he took part in the BBC South West Inside Out programme where he was challenged to give up drink for the period of December. Transmitted on the day before his 50th birthday, it provided to be an interesting view of alcohol and health. A new Inside Out documentary shown on 12th November 2012 looking at his personal fitness saw him in shorts. Despite that it gained one of the highest viewing figures for the network. He has also become a regular presenter for Children in Need with 2012 seeing a great deal of revenge from BBC staff……the gunge tank…..