Steve Richards is a TV presenter and chief political columnist for The Independent newspaper.
He worked in local radio and regional TV in Newcastle before becoming a BBC political correspondent in 1990. In 1996 he became Political Editor for the New Statesman while continuing to present on radio and TV. In 2000 he became a political columnist at The Independent and Independent on Sunday.
Richards presented GMTV’s The Sunday Programme, BBC Two’s Despatch Box, BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and chairs a light-hearted quiz show on Radio 4, Parliamentary Questions.
In 2012, The Daily Telegraph ranked Richards as the 34th most influential person of the British left, reporting that his journalism has the attention of the leaders of the UK’s top three political parties.
Rob Harris is a UK-based sports reporter for The Associated Press. He covers news, off-field issues, finances & live action. Rob on Twitter @RobHarris
Isabel Oakeshott is the Sunday Times’ Political Editor and a commentator on BBC One’s Sunday Politics show. In 2012, Isabel won Political Journalist of the Year at the UK Press Awards. It followed her exclusive story about the former energy secretary Chris Huhne and penalty…
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Steve Hewlett was a writer, broadcaster and media consultant He presented The Media Show on Radio 4, and talked about media matters on BBC News and Sky News before his death in February 2017. He was diagnosed in March 2016 with cancer of the oesophagus.
Paul Mason is an English journalist and broadcaster. He was Culture and Digital Editor of Channel 4 News, becoming the programme’s Economics Editor on 1 June 2014, a post he formerly held on BBC2’s Newsnight programme. He is the author of several books, and a…