The former Economics Editor and Chief Political Correspondent for ITV News, Daisy McAndrew's knowledgeable analysis of finance and economics makes her a respected and popular corporate host. Now a freelance presenter and media trainer, she regularly reviews papers for Sky News, BBC News, and This Morning. An ideal speaker to facilitate a conference, she is a current and knowledgeable conference host.
Daisy McAndrew is a popular conference facilitator and corporate awards host with 25+ years’ experience covering politics, business & royal stories on tv and radio. Daisy is currently NBC News’ Royal Commentator, co-presents the Times Radio Sunday politics show T&G with Tom Newton-Dunn, and is a regular contributor on TalkRadio, the BBC, ITV/ITN, Sky News and contributes to numerous documentaries on the Royals on Channel 5, Discovery and Yahoo TV. Recently she has presented election coverage for London Live and had her own weekly business show on LBC
The face of the high-profile presenter and media trainer can often be seen flickering on screens as she reviews papers for Sky News, BBC News, and This Morning.
Before leaving ITV News to go freelance, Daisy spent an efficacious seven years there reporting on major issues such as the credit crunch and the recession as its Economics Editor, as well as presenting ITV Lunchtime and Weekend News, and ITV Moral of the Story.
Prior to ITV, she presented (as Daisy Sampson) the BBC's Daily Politics and was BBC Breakfast News' political correspondent.
Before moving into broadcasting, Daisy began a 10-year stint at Westminster by first working as a Tory researcher. She began to write for newspapers from the Press Gallery, profiling MPs in The House Magazine (which she ultimately edited), and eventually became the Press Secretary for Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy.
Daisy was also a consultant on the BBC’s A-Z of Politics and edited The Politics Companion, published by Chrysalis books.
She had her own drive time show on LBC Radio as the host of the weekly O2 Business Show in 2013, which uncovered the latest business gossip through discussions with leading British experts.
Other presenting spells include Channel 4's Powerhouse, the BBC's Heaven and Earth Show and BBC Weekend News. She has also been featured on Have I Got News for You?, The Wright Show, Despatch Box, and many Radio 5Live programmes.
As well as acting as a patron of the St John's Hospice and being an active supporter of Crisis, she is the trustee of the Internews Europe which aims to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need.
Daisy’s presenting accolades keep on growing as she adds anchoring London Live to the list. The broadcaster hosted all the coverage surrounding the 2016 London mayoral elections, including breaking news and exclusive interviews.
Able to confidently facilitate a conference, deliver a keynote speech on political and economic movements, and share stories from her broadcasting career, Daisy is an adept and astute host and facilitator.