Steve Richards

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Full name: Steve Richards

Area of interest: Politics

Journals/Organisation: The Independent | The Guardian | The Times

Email: s.richards@independent.co.uk

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/biography/steve-richards | http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/steve-richards

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Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/steverichards14

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Education: University of York: History; London College of Printing: journalism

Career: Worked in local radio and regional TV in Newcastle; BBC: political correspondent, 1990/1995; New Statesman: political editor, 1996/2000; The Independent: chief political commentator, 2000-

  • Also has a concurrent TV/Radio career (see below)

Current position/role: The Independent: Chief political commentator

  • also writes/has written for: Evening Standard

Other roles/Main role: TV and radio presenter

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Broadcast media: Wrote and presented two hour-long films about Tony Blair for Channel Four

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Awards/Honours: Named Political Journalist of the Year in the Political Studies Association's annual awards, 2008

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Latest work: Whatever it takes: the inside story of Gordon Brown and New Labour OCLC373477873, September 2010, Fourth Estate, reviewed here by John Rentoul

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Remit/Info: Politics

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Role: Chief political commentator

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Email: s.richards@independent.co.uk

Website: Independent.co/Steve Richards

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Day published: Tuesday and Thursday (not exclusively)

Regularity: Twice-weekly

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