Sir Simon Jenkins
Journalist and Author
Reveals trickiest decisions whilst Editor of The Times & Evening Standard
Journalist and author Sir Simon Jenkins has held many of media’s top jobs – including Editor of the Evening Standard, Editor of The Times, and Political Editor of The Economist. Now a well-respected columnist at The Guardian, in this in-depth interview he reveals some of the trickier decisions he made in the Editor’s chair, discusses his long tenure as Chair of The National Trust, and tells us some of his favourite stories from a long career at the top.
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