Derek’s understanding of a client’s needs, fast turnaround and innovative diverse style never misses the mark. He has an intuitive way of knowing what you want before you do…
-Rebecca Hughes, Development Producer Five, Five Life, Five USA (UK terrestrial and digital TV channels)
Welcome to the official website of Scottish, London based TV Presenter and Composer, Derek Gibbons.
Born 5th May 1981 in Dunfermline in the east of Scotland, Derek Gibbons moved down to London in 1999 to study music. Classically trained on both the violin and piano, he was awarded an Honours degree in Music, then went on to study a Masters degree at Kingston University – achieving a commendation for his film and TV composition work.
In 2003, Derek made his first TV appearance on “Auction-world.tv”, then went on to the Daily Express owned “Express Shopping Channel”. Following this, Derek went for a casting at the B.B.C. and was cast in the role of Joe Randall for the B.B.C. 2 comedy series “Broken News” (2005) (series A).
Derek is currently presenting on Channel Five with SCXtra and NetplayTV Productions as an anchor presenter, and presenting the ITV 1/ITV 1 HD live segment “The Zone”.
In addition, he has written the music and also presents on “The Jewellery Channel” – the television jewellery channel owned by STS Jewels international.
6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
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