Awards & Winners

Huw Wheldon

Date of Birth 07-May-1916
Place of Birth Prestatyn
(United Kingdom)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Presenter
Sir Huw Pyrs Wheldon OBE MC was a BBC broadcaster and executive. Wheldon was born in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales and educated at Friars School, Bangor. His father, Sir Wynn Wheldon, was a prominent educationalist, who had been awarded the DSO for gallantry in the First World War. His grandfather, Tomos Jones Wheldon, had been the Moderator of the Calvinist Methodist Church in Wales. His mother, Megan Edwards, was an accomplished pianist. On the outbreak of war in 1939 Wheldon enlisted in the Buffs. He was commissioned into the Royal Welch Fusiliers in 1940, but subsequently volunteered for the airborne forces and joined the Royal Ulster Rifles, with whom he flew into Normandy. He was awarded the Military Cross for an act of bravery on D-Day + 1.

Awards by Huw Wheldon

Check all the awards nominated and won by Huw Wheldon.


International Emmy Award for Directorate
(Managing Director of BBC-TV)