Jeff Randall

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Full name: Jeff William Randall

Area of interest: Business and Finance, Government and Politics: major business and political issues of the day

Journals/Organisation: The Daily Telegraph | UK broadcast

Email: jeff.randall@telegraph.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: Telegraph.co / Jeff Randall

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Representation: Capel & Land | CSA | Gordon Poole Agency

Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/JeffRandallLive

Biography:

About: Commentator and broadcaster, presents Sky News' business and politics show Jeff Randall Live Monday-Thursday, 7pm

Education: Royal Liberty Grammar School, Romford, Essex; University of Nottingham: Economics; University of Florida: Postgraduate in Journalism

Career: Financial Weekly: Assistant Editor; The Sunday Telegraph: City correspondent, 1986/1988; The Sunday Times: City Editor, 1989/1994, City and Business Editor, 1994/1995 (at the same time Director of Times Newspapers); Financial Dynamics (PR Firm) Deputy Chairman 1995/1996; The Sunday Times: assistant editor and sports editor (responsible for launching the Sunday Times' 20-page colour sports section, 1996); Sunday Business: Editor, 1998/2001 (Sunday Business won the Sunday Newspaper of the Year at the 1998 Newspaper Awards and the Wincott Award for Business Newspaper of the Year, 1998); BBC: Business editor, March 2001/2005; The Daily Telegraph: Editor-at-Large, November 2005/2008; began work as a business presenter for Sky News in September 2007 and from January 2009 joined the channel on a permanent basis, stepping down as Telegraph' Editor-at-Large but continuing as a columnist

Current position/role: The Daily Telegraph: Columnist

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Other roles/Main role: Sky News' business and politics presenter

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Disclosures:

Viewpoints/Insight: Up close with the Barclays' 'consigliere' The Observer, January 2006; 'You want me to slag Murdoch off' The Guardian, September 2007

Broadcast media: While at the BBC appeared frequently on Radio 4's Today programme, BBC1's Ten O'clock News, BBC News 24; still presents documentary specials for the Money Programme

  • Jeff Randall's Weekend Business - BBC Radio Five Live 7/8pm Sundays
  • Jeff Randall Live' - Sky News 7.30pm Mondays, from 24th September 2007; *update* 21/10/09 - Sky News to launch a live half-hour business show hosted by Jeff Randall that will be broadcast live four nights a week at 7.30pm

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Awards/Honours: Financial Times Analysis' Financial Journalist of the Year Award, 1991; London Press Club's Business Journalist of the Year Award, 2000; Harold Wincott prize for Best Business Broadcaster, 2004; Honorary doctorates of letters from Anglia Ruskin University, 2001, and the University of Nottingham, 2006

Scoops:

  • Robert Maxwell's secret bid for Tottenham Hotspur FC - The Sunday Times, 1991
  • John Latsis' secret £2m donation to the Conservative Party - The Sunday Times, 1991
  • Broke the story of the defection of Michael Grade to ITV, see: BBC News Grade departure 'leaves big hole' - 28th November 2006

Other: Keen golfer, racing enthusiast and fan of Glasgow Rangers FC

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The Daily Telegraph:

Column name:

Remit/Info: Government and Politics: major political issues

Section: Features / Comment

Role: Commentator

Pen-name:

Email: jeff.randall@telegraph.co.uk

Website: Telegraph.co / Jeff Randall

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Friday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 1100/1200 words

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The Daily Telegraph:

Column name:

Remit/Info: Business and Finance

Section: City

Role: Commentator

Pen-name:

Email: jeff.randall@telegraph.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: Telegraph.co / Jeff Randall

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Wednesday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 900 words

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