BBC News political correspondent and Daily Politics reporter; he is known as a presenter on Newsround and Sportsround on CBBC.
He directed productions at the Scottish Youth Theater when he was a teenager.
He attended Hertford College, Oxford, as a geography student and also edited The Oxford Student, the college newspaper.
His family was residing in Glasgow when he was born.
He co-presented Sportsround with Ade Adepitan, Jake Humphrey, and Lizzie Greenwood.