The former Crimewatch presenter on the botched investigation into Jill Dando’s murder, “Crime Science”… and abolishing the TV Licence
Best known for presenting Crimewatch, Nick Ross’s BBC career took in presenting all the major news programmes on Radio 4 and the launch of BBC Breakfast Time. Now a crime consultant and author, he created the term ‘crime science’ and founded the Jill Dando Institute at UCL. In this in-depth interview, he discusses his broadcasting career; reveals why the police were initially reluctant to support Crimewatch; argues that the BBC licence fee should be axed; talks in detail about the murder of Jill Dando; and defends again his controversial comments on rape.
22nd March 2018
The journey leading and growing a unique global lifestyle media brand, refusing social media… and exciting plans for the future.
Editor, Today, BBC Radio 4
15th March 2018
Leaving the Evening Standard to lead the BBC’s flagship news programme – with changes made, and further changes to come… and the problem of the BBC’s gender pay gap
Editor, Good Morning Britain, ITV
8th March 2018
Honing the perfect breakfast TV formula from failed attempts to rescue ‘Daybreak’; successfully pairing “two alpha brains” Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid – and behind the scenes of the President Donald Trump interview.
Europe Editor, BBC
1st March 2018
In the thick of Europe’s most turbulent time in a generation… and what’s really happening behind the scenes with Brexit.
Strategy Director, News Partnerships, Google
22nd February 2018
Tackling fake news, and repairing Google’s relationship with the news industry – offering strategic advice, and even cash investment