Samantha Simmonds

TV News Presenter, Journalist and Broadcaster
Samantha Simmonds
  • Experienced journalist and broadcaster with over 20 years of experience in the industry covering major international events and presenting on both BBC and Sky News
  • Has anchored coverage of some of the biggest stories in recent years, including death of Queen Elisabeth, the Ukraine War, UK political turmoil, general elections, and high-profile celebrity deaths
  • Samantha is versatile in her presentation style, able to handle the pressure of live breaking news and interviewing senior politicians, while also demonstrating a more relaxed and informal style when hosting the evening paper review

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Samantha Simmonds is a TV news presenter, journalist, and broadcaster with more than 20 years’ experience. She is currently presenting on the BBC, where she has her own weekly BBC 1 program called 'Politics London' which involves interviewing senior politicians. Samantha also presents on the BBC World and UK News Channel covering breaking news and live interviews. Additionally, she presents the World Business Report covering the top business and economic stories of the day on BBC 1. Samantha can also be heard presenting on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio London.

In addition to being a sought-after and experienced live events host for conferences and awards, Samantha is regularly asked to speak by international corporations and at motivational events about global and UK events and politics.

Samantha presented on Sky News for more than a decade, anchoring coverage of some of the biggest stories of recent years. These included the murder of British MP Jo Cox, the EU referendum, and the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Samantha was also the first British broadcaster to break the news of the death of pop superstar Michael Jackson.


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