Joe Tidy is the BBC’s first dedicated Cyber-security Reporter working on investigations for international and home news outlets.
Joe Tidy is the BBC’s first dedicated Cyber-security Reporter working on investigations for international and home news outlets. Appointed in 2018, he covers cyber crime, hacking, privacy, data security, online safety, gaming and pretty much everything internet.
As a true multi-platform specialist Joe's audio, visual or in writing content range in length from a TikTok to a full TV or radio show. Joe also regularly presents radio shows on the BBC working for World Service Tech Tent and Radio 4’s The Media Show.
Joe has built a reputation for investigating the darker sides of the internet and how technology affects the way people live. He is known for tracking down and speaking directly to hackers and criminals who are responsible for some of the biggest cyber incidents of recent times.
Previously Joe was a correspondent for Sky News based in Osterley, London. He started in 2013 and reported on all topics related to Home News with a particular interest in technology and social affairs.
Before Sky Joe was a presenter and reporter on CBBC Newsround and also worked for 2 years at BBC South Today and BBC Oxford.
A fitness enthusiast, Joe enjoys taking part in challenges including triathlons and marathons. He has spent a number of years presenting endurance programmes on Channel 4, Sky Sports and Eurosport.
Joe is in demand as a keynote speaker on cyber security, digital disruption and gaming and is an experienced event host.