Bobby Friedman, writer, broadcaster, journalist and keynote speaker, is one of the best known and most informative TV faces in the UK. Famed for his investigative journalism and prolific writing, Bobby’s experience in exposé cases and confidence in the eye of the media ensures he is highly sought after on the speaking circuit.
Bobby Friedman, writer, broadcaster, journalist and keynote speaker, is one of the best known and most informative TV faces in the UK.
Bobby Friedman, writer, broadcaster, journalist and keynote speaker, is author of Democracy Ltd - a text about how money and donations have corrupted British politics and of Speaker John Bercow’s biography - Bercow: Rowdy Living in the Tory Party. The biography was serialised by the Daily Mail and the Times, and became one of the most talked-about biographies of 2011.
He worked as a BBC journalist for a number of years, first as a producer on Newsnight and the BBC's Live Political Programmes, and then as a reporter and presenter, including for the award-winning investigative programme Spotlight.
During this time, he worked on an investigation into the cost of translation services which was shortlisted for an RTS award in the Home News category; and Bobby's television work formed the basis of a defence case in a Thai drugs trial that was taken up by the charity Reprieve, and which was credited with saving a man from the death penalty.
Bobby is now a regular face on TV and radio as a commentator, pundit and newspaper reviewer. He regularly appears on BBC News, Sky News, BBC Parliament, LBC, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live. He is also a columnist for the Huffington Post.
An accomplished corporate speaker to both large and small audiences, and was the youngest ever President of the Cambridge Union. He is adept at one-on-one interviews, including with Sven Goran Eriksson and Hans Blix; and also specialises in topical debates and panel discussions.
Bobby’s experience as a journalist, author and broadcaster makes him comfortable in front of any kind of audience. Confident and intelligent, Bobby is a brilliant keynote speaker.
His speaking topics include:
- News and current affairs
- The corruption of politics
- Exposé journalism
- TV and broadcasting