JOHN SIMPSON

 


JOHN SIMPSON
Broadcaster, Columnist, BBC World Affairs Editor, Author

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John Simpson CBE

BBC World Affairs Editor, Broadcaster, Author and Columnist

He has been an influential force within the BBC since 1966, reporting from over 100 countries around the world and interviewing political leaders such as Mikhail Gorbachev ,Vladimir Putin, Margaret Thatcher. He reported on the Falklands war, The Iranian revolution , the Tiananmen Square massacre and the bloody troubles of Northern Ireland to name but a very few. It's fair to say he has been at the forefront of cutting edge world nerws, putting his life in extreme dsnger to report breaking news.
John Simpson has received a plethora of the industry’s main awards, including three BAFTAs, 2 x RTS journalist of the year , an Emmy, Monte-Carlo TV Festival’s Golden Nymph and the Bayeux award for war reporting. He was awarded a CBE in 1991. We are extremely proud to have this inspirational, world class speaker on our books.





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