Chris Mason

Chris Mason

BBC Political Correspondent


BBC Brexitcast co-host, Chris Mason has become a recognised journalistic expert on all things concerning Brexit and regularly reports on events from Westminster. Prior to that he was stationed in Brussels and has reported on everything from national disasters to sporting tournaments.


Chris Mason is a BBC Political Correspondent, reporting on all events from Westminster on radio, TV and online. He’s reported from all over the world, and on all types of stories, but has come to particular prominence covering Brexit.

Having wanted to report on the news since he was a boy, Chris joined ITN as a trainee. He’s gone on to cover stories ranging from football matches in Kazakhstan, an earthquake in Italy, and scandals in Formula 1, to the Brevik attacks in Norway, the birth of Kosovo, the trial of Radovan Karadzic in The Hague, the World Santa Congress in Copenhagen and many other events and incidents besides, from over 20 countries around the world.

Since the UK/EU referendum, Chris has been on the frontline of covering the intense, unpredictable political fallout for all of the BBC’s channels with a digestible and entertaining style of delivery. He regularly appears on BBC Breakfast, Radio 4’s Today programme, the Jeremy Vine Show and the news bulletins on BBC One. As well as regular updates for TV and radio he fronts the BBC’s Brexitcast podcast, alongside Adam Fleming, Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg and Europe Editor Katya Adler.

Chris has also served as Radio 5’s political reporter, as the BBC’s Europe Correspondent which saw him based in Brussels for two years, and is also a regular on Radio 5’s Question Time Extra Time.

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