Jon Sopel

Jon Sopel has held the prestigious post of North America Editor since 2014, the most senior foreign posting in the BBC. Since moving to Washington, he’s conducted an exclusive interview with President Obama, has travelled on Air Force One, and famously clashed with President Trump at a White House news conference.

Prior to his US posting, Jon presented a new programme for BBC World News (launched 2013), ‘Global with Jon Sopel’, and for many years he was also the main presenter of ‘The Politics Show’; interviewing key politicians including Tony Blair, David Cameron, Jack Straw, Gordon Brown and Condoleezza Rice.