Noel Thompson on reporting on the trauma of the Troubles

The trauma of the Troubles is something that stays with veteran journalist Noel Thompson but when he switches off from the north's news and politics, he gets his kicks from music and the great outdoors. He spoke to Joanne Sweeney

If east Belfast man Noel Thompson hadn’t become a BBC journalist, he might well have pursued his passion for wildlife photography professionally. Picture by Mal McCann
Joanne Sweeney
MANY of us wake up to Noel Thompson’s voice four mornings a week and whether he’s grilling a politician about their party’s latest gaffe or he’s trying to coax some gems out of[...]

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