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Ben is a well-known and popular TV presenter and journalist who appears most mornings as part of the line-up on BBC Breakfast, the UK’s biggest morning show watched by millions every day. 


His main role as specialist Business Presenter on BBC Breakfast sees him leading coverage of economics and financial news in the studio and reporting on location across the UK. He brings stories to life for viewers, with his unique style and creativity making the news accessible, relevant and engaging. Ben also regularly anchors the entire show alongside various colleagues. 


Ben is also a familiar face and voice to audiences around the world, presenting some of the highest-profile BBC news programmes on both TV and radio. When not in the studio, he enjoys getting out and covering stories on the ground as a correspondent. 


His presenting credits include fronting a wide variety of general news programmes including bulletins on BBC One, News Channel, BBC World News, World Service Radio, BBC London & Look East - as well as anchoring specialist business programmes including Business Briefing, WorkLife, Business Live, Talking Business and World Business Report - for audiences in the U.K. and globally.  


He has extensive experience of solo and co-presenting live programmes - and also hosts live events and panel discussions, both in-person and online events (enquiries via contact page).


Ben has helped to pioneer and shape new digital formats, having launched and hosted "Around The World", the BBC's daily made-for-mobile global news show on Quibi. The innovative format and style - combining authority and gravitas with a fresh, personable and pacy delivery - was popular with audiences especially in the United States.


Ben’s TV career began at Channel M Television in Manchester in 2007, before he moved on to become Political Reporter at BBC Essex where he covered local and national politics on radio, TV and online: he carried out investigations, broke exclusive stories and held public bodies and politicians to account. A stint as UK correspondent for Radio 5 Live based in Salford was followed by him becoming a Video Journalist Correspondent at BBC Look East where he filmed and edited his own reports. 

Other previous roles include freelancing across various BBC and commercial radio stations, and an internship in US Congress in Washington DC.

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