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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Exclusive betting industry offers government £100 million a year to tackle problem gambling. Also says it will consider tone and content of its advertising. Story here https://t.co/HQRtK7yt33

Exclusive. Top 5 gambling firms offer increase contribution towards problem gambling from £10 million to £100m per year over next 5 years. Also consider changing "content and tone" of advertising. Trying to get on front foot after damaging battle over FOBT Full story up soon.

#BBCOurNextPM - @sajidjavid appears to commit all the candidates to an external investigation into claims of Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. A significant moment @BBCNews

Yep. He’s trying the Malthouse compromise again = transition without backstop. EU been pretty clear on this as non starter. Biz leaders reported this was his line this morning in breakfast meeting.

It’s becoming Johnson vs Stewart at the moment.

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