Presenter, Today programme, BBC Radio 4
Justin Webb, Presenter, Radio 4’s Today programme. Justin has presented Radio 4’s Today programme since 2009. He was previously the BBC’s North America Editor, contributing to TV, Radio and web output.
He was appointed in 2007, having been their chief radio and Washington correspondent since 2001; prior to this, he was the BBC’s Europe correspondent, based in Brussels. Justin joined the BBC as a graduate trainee in 1984 working in Northern Ireland for BBC Radio Ulster based in Belfast. He then worked as a reporter for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, before becoming a foreign affairs correspondent based in London and covering news around the world.
From 1992 to 1997 Justin was a BBC News presenter based in London and the main presenter on BBC One’s Breakfast News programme. He then presented the BBC’s One and Six O’Clock News bulletins and during this time interviewed many senior politicians including then Prime Ministers John Major and Tony Blair.