Nick Robinson, the BBC Radio 4 Today programme presenter, is one of Britain’s most respected and well-known journalists and presenters. Prior to holding this position, Nick Robinson was the company’s political editor for a period of ten years.
His over 30 years’ experience om broadcasting and reporting on both television and radio has seen Nick Robinson fulfill many roles. His career began with him working behind the camera on such divers BBC shows as ‘Newsround’ and ‘Crimewatch’. From there, he became the Deputy Editor of first ‘On the Record’, a Sunday lunchtime political show, to be followed by a stint on ‘Panorama’.
In 1993, however, he swapped his behind-the-scenes role to one in front of the microphone, becoming a political correspondent for the BBC, following up with a role as Late Night Live on Radio 5 Live. Nick Robinson went on to become the BBC Chief Political Correspondent in 1999. He joined ITV News in 2002, spending a three-year period as their Political Editor.
His return to the BBC in 2005 saw Nick Robinson become the only person to have ever been a Political Editor for the country’s two largest broadcasters. As BBC’s political editor, a position he held for ten consecutive years, he co-anchored the BBC’s Election night programme. His career, thus far, has seen him present a wide range of television documentaries and discussion programmes.
An author of note, Nick Robinson is the author of two highly acclaimed books, ‘Live From Downing Street’ and ‘Election Notebook’. He is also the recipient of numerous awards. Amongst these are included the Royal Television Society “Specialist Journalist of the Year”, House Magazine “Commentator of the Year’, Political Studies Association “Political Journalist of the Year”, and Editorial Intelligence’s “Blogger of the Year” awards.
Nick Robinson has an abundance of experience with regards to current affairs and politics. His great sense of humour, combined with anecdotes garnered over his working lifetime, results in uniquely entertaining and informative talks that address the heart of each topic in question.
Nick Robinson lives in the UK and presents in English. He has a vast social media following.
Nick Robinson focusses on current political topics relating to the UK.
"Nick did a truly outstanding job. A great presentation both very factual with the right balance of humour. He was very well received by our delegates and the feedback has been excellent. It was great we managed to get him to the event and thank you for your continued persistence with it."
Testimonial for Live from Downing Street: “Sharp-witted, full of surprises and with a great sense of history, Nick Robinson pulls back the curtain on an essential part of the democratic story. For everyone who wants to know more about the long, and sometimes hilarious, mud-wrestle between power and the media – and about the man behind the glasses – this is a must”
“Canny, plain-speaking and fair, Nick Robinson writes as the penetrating insider he is.”