A Leading International Speaker Consultation & Booking Service

International Speaker Bureau

Tel: +44 (0)20 7607 7070

Search

Jon Sopel

British television presenter and correspondent for BBC World News, Jon Sopel has been bringing the country breaking updates for years. Jon writes for various magazines and newspapers and is well-versed at chairing, hosting and presenting at numerous corporate events. He is sought-after on the speaking circuit. 

If you are interested in booking Jon Sopel for your live event or require any additional information regarding Jon Sopel then please fill in the enquiry form and one of the Speakers Corner booking agents will contact you within 24 hours.

Call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070
or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

Jon Sopel Biography

A British television presenter and correspondent for BBC World News, and the BBC North America Editor, Jon Sopel is a firmly established force in the broadcasting industry.

His wealth of experience ensures that he is an adept and accomplished conference facilitator and awards host.

He was previously chief political correspondent for BBC News 24; a presenter on The Politics Show on BBC One and the BBC News Channel; and, from 2013 to 2014, the main presenter on Global.

In his role as one of the main presenters on BBC News 24, Jon Sopel cemented himself as a leading international news broadcaster. This led to his appointment as Political Journalist of the Year in 2007 by the public affairs industry.

Jon was educated at Christ's College school in London before graduating with an honours degree in...

A British television presenter and correspondent for BBC World News, and the BBC North America Editor, Jon Sopel is a firmly established force in the broadcasting industry.

His wealth of experience ensures that he is an adept and accomplished conference facilitator and awards host.

He was previously chief political correspondent for BBC News 24; a presenter on The Politics Show on BBC One and the BBC News Channel; and, from 2013 to 2014, the main presenter on Global.

In his role as one of the main presenters on BBC News 24, Jon Sopel cemented himself as a leading international news broadcaster. This led to his appointment as Political Journalist of the Year in 2007 by the public affairs industry.

Jon was educated at Christ's College school in London before graduating with an honours degree in politics from Southampton University.

One of the UK’s top political presenters, Jon’s list of interviewees comprises all the leading figures in British politics. He has presented from St Petersburg, Washington and Alabama for special editions of the programme, as well as presenting stints during the peakearly-evening weekday slot for News 24, and anchoring programmes for the channel from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and Sri Lanka following the Tsunami. Jon was in Rome for the death of the Pope and has been on the Israel/Lebanon border during recent conflicts.

His other broadcasting credits include presenting BBC2's Newsnight and the highly respected Hard Talk. He was formerly the BBC's Paris Correspondent and prior to this the BBC's Chief Political Correspondent presenting Westminster Live and Around Westminster.

Jon has spoken, chaired and hosted numerous corporate events, and is the author of the acclaimed first biography on Tony Blair called Tony Blair: The Moderniser, published in 1995, as well as of numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

One of the UK's most respected and experienced news presenters, Jon is an ideal speaker to cover international politics and current affairs, and can also act as an accomplished conference facilitator and awards host. 

For further information or to book Jon Sopel, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

Read more

Related blog

An Interview with Sports TV Presenter Hazel Irvine

One of the BBC's most versatile and recognisable broadcasters, Hazle Irvine is the face of the channel's golf…

New website features: searching for your speaker

We have new features on our website! When somebody contacts us to make an enquiry, we like to get right down…

View all blogs

Other speakers you might like

  • Jose Manuel Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso

    Jose Manuel Durao Barroso was President of the European Commission from 2004-14, and Prime Minister of…

  • Hans Blix

    Hans Blix

    Hans Blix rose to the world's attention as Chairman of the International Commission on Weapons of Mass…

  • Shelagh Fogarty

    Shelagh Fogarty

    Shelagh Fogarty is a multiple Sony Radio Award winner, television presenter and journalist.

  • Jo Brand

    Jo Brand

    A firebrand of a comedienne, Jo continues to be at the cutting age of comedy.

Agile web development by Byte9

Top