Simon is a presenter for BBC News and is most known for his work on Afternoon Live, in addition to regularly presenting BBC News at One and BBC Weekend News. Simon began his journalism career at the Fleet Street News Agency in London and has since forged a diverse and impressive career in media across multiple broadcasters – from taking on the role of Royal Correspondent for Sky between 1991-1996 through to providing live coverage of the Iraq War on location in Kuwait and Basra during 2003. Simon joined the BBC in 2004 and is now a well-known face for audiences across the country. Simon will be compering the awards ceremony and attending the event in support of BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity.
BBC journalist and newsreader