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.”

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Government confirms that Flybe will continue to operate. Shareholders will put in more money. Government pledges to review air passenger duty in run up to budget but will make changes in line with their zero carbon ambitions.

The perils of shaving with a cheap razor before doing a live. Bled my way through a 2 way on the one o clock news.

Why the potential failure of #Flybe would be such a disaster for many regional communities in a single photo. This is the arrivals board at Exeter airport

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