• Results Editor, ITN UK General Election programmes, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2015 & 2017
  • Studio analyst BBC World Service UK General Election 2010
  • Editor, producer and presenter IGA Productions for BBC Radio 4, 5Live and World Service
  • Director and producer Seven Day’s independent radio and television production companies (1986-2017)
  • Expert interviewee on BBC Radio 4, 5Live, World Service, BBC Local Radio, Channel 4, Sky News, ITN, Channel Four News, GMTV, CNN, Bloomberg, Reuters etc.
  • Regular contributor to Monocle Radio, London
  • Contributor to national publications including the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman, Times Higher, the Conversation website and many others
  • PhD: City, University of London, A Crisis in Political Communications? Reflections of a Critical Practitioner


  • Independent Editorial Adviser, BBC Trust 2012 – 2017
  • Jury Chair, One World Trust Annual Media Awards 2012
  • Jury member Royal Television Society Television News Awards 2008, 2009, 2015 and 2016
  • UK Rep. on UNESCO’s International Programme for Development Communication
  • Founding Chair and Editorial Board Member, British Journalism Review


  • Producer/Reporter – BBC TV Current Affairs
  • Scriptwriter and Investigative Reporter, ITN
  • Industrial Correspondent, Evening Post-Echo, Hemel Hempstead.
  • Television Journalist for Reuters TV in London, Sydney and Rome.
  • Assistant Editor, monthly magazine Drugs and Society