An awards host and a keynote speaker, Piers Morgan is one of the most controversial media personalities of recent times. Famously the youngest national newspaper editor in more than half a century, Piers formerly edited the News of the World and the Daily Mirror. He has since become a well-known face on television both sides of the Atlantic as a judge on Britain's Got Talent and America's Got Talent.
Piers Morgan is a very well known keynote speaker, presenter and awards host. Piers is former editor of British tabloid newspapers the News of the World (1994–1995) and the Daily Mirror (1995–2004), and is now a familiar face on television. On the corporate circuit, he delivers keynote speeches, facilitates conferences and presents awards.
Piers was de facto editor of The Sun's show business column, Bizarre, under the editorship of Kelvin MacKenzie. In 1994, aged 28, he was appointed editor of the News of the World by Rupert Murdoch, becoming the youngest national newspaper editor in more than half a century.
Piers' career has diversified in recent years into television and is now a well known face both sides of the Atlantic. He is best known as judge or contestant in reality television programmes. In the UK, he is a judge on Britain's Got Talent alongside Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell and is also a judge on the American version, America's Got Talent with Brandy and David Hasselhoff on NBC.
Piers presented a three part television documentary series for the BBC titled The Importance of Being Famous, about fame and the manner in which celebrities are covered by modern media, as well as presenting You Can't Fire Me, I'm Famous on BBC One.
He also appeared as a celebrity contestant on Comic Relief Does The Apprentice to raise money for Comic Relief and was the winner of the US celebrity version of The Apprentice.
In 2010 Piers also presented Piers Morgan's Life Stories on ITV, interviewing numerous guests from Bruce Forsyth to Geri Halliwell. He presented a series of Piers Morgan On... featuring destinations from Monte Carlo to Hollywood, and also appeared on BBC1's Question Time.