Investigative journalist, BBC Panorama
Investigative journalist known for “explosive” BBC documentaries
Investigative journalist John Sweeney is known for what he calls his “explosive” documentaries at BBC Panorama. In this intimate interview, he says what it was like to be harassed by the Church of Scientology; explains how he challenged the evidence of Professor Roy Meadow to help free cot death mum Sally Clark and six others, and recounts the challenges of going undercover in war zones like Chechnya, Zimbabwe and North Korea.
Essays Editor, Longreads
19th July 2018
Championing the importance of long form content in a breaking news world
12th July 2018
Growing a global community of over 26 million people – and the best life hack learned along the way
Managing Director, WGSN
6th July 2018
Launching HuffPost UK from a mock-up idea to 8m users; and now leading a team of global trend forecasters to predict the future of how we’ll live and work
Chief Executive, 7digital
28th June 2018
The radio industry “lifer” predicts the future direction of streaming, curated content… and of radio itself.
Former Executive Chairman, News International
21st June 2018
The highs and lows of five decades as Rupert Murdoch’s most trusted lieutenant – building and running his global media empire.