Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil

Journalist & Broadcaster & Anchor, Leaders' Summit, Andrew Neil
United Kingdom
Andrew Neil is a broadcaster for the BBC  in the UK where he presents a number of shows on politics, including This Week and the Sunday Politics shows on BBC One and the Daily Politics show on BBC Two and Politics Europe on BBC World as well as local UK BBC channels. He is also a publisher and company chairman of several firms, including of Press Holdings Media Group, the publisher of The Spectator. During his long career as a journalist, Neil has worked for the Economist in a number of political correspondent roles, becoming the British editor of The Economist in 1982. In 1983, Neil left The Economist to become editor of The Sunday Times of London, for the next 11 years overseeing its development as an influential publication renowned for investigative journalism. Neil also served as executive chairman of Sky Television in the eighties, during that time Sky News was created and Sky became Britain's foremost multichannel satellite TV broadcaster. Until recently Neil was also on the international advisory board of Al-Jazerra, the Doha, Qatar-based international news channel. He is also past publisher of The Scotsman Group of newspapers, a role he held for 10 years.
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