Simon Jack

Simon Jack

BBC Business Editor, Financial Journalist and Former Radio 4 Today Presenter

Prior to entering the world of broadcasting, Simon spent ten years in commercial and investment banking in London, New York and Bermuda. He has a degree in Politics Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and is an accomplished host and interviewer on the corporate circuit.

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Simon Jack is the Business and Economics Presenter on Radio 4’s flagship Today Programme. Simon is also known for being a financial journalist, broadcaster and the face of BBC Breakfast’s business news.

He has also presented business news on the BBC’s One O’Clock, Six O’Clock and Ten O’Clock News. During the banking crisis in September 2006 he covered the Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the bailout of AIG and the Lloyds TSB takeover of HBOS.

Prior to entering the world of news-casting, Simon spent ten years in commercial and investment banking in London, New York and Bermuda. He has a degree in Politics Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

In 2015 Simon filmed a special edition of Panorama, in which he investigated the circumstances surrounding his father’s death in order to explore why more middle-aged men kill themselves than any other group.

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“Simon facilitated the event very professionally, he did a magnificent job in piquing interest and keeping the audience interested.”

Delegate, Brilliant Minds Showcase

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From marketing consultancy @UK_Awin
Since constraints began:
* digital TV Orders and video-on-demand +174%
* online gaming +237%
* fitness products +53%
* alcohol sales were +371% after pubs closed
* also the day after pub closure, condoms sales at one online pharmacy +159%

My other half on spadecam. Intense expression - like Francis Ford Coppola on set of Apocalypse Now.

My other half on spadecam helping to highlight catastrophe facing gardening industry. https://t.co/ryJsBFd1M9

On @BBCr4today with @LoveYourGarden2 at 0750 to talk about financial ruin facing large parts of the Horticulural industry.

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