TV News Show Host To Front Prog Awards
But there's one night he won't be doing either. On September 5 he'll be hosting the inaugural Progressive Music Awards at London's Kew Gardens, run Classic Rock Presents Prog. "It's been a long time coming," Esler tells the Guardian. "For me, prog has always been essentially British – it combines all our great and eccentric genius. It's time our quiet little secret was shouted about a bit more."
The journalist started with the BBC in 1977 and in the following decade he was in charge of the corporation's coverage of news in North America. He won a Royal Television Society Award for his work, and later received a Sony Gold Award. He's interviewed a number of world leaders and he's the author of five novels.
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