Lewis Goodall

Lewis Goodall

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LBC Presenter, and Co-Presenter of The News Agents podcast

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Synopsis

Lewis was the Policy Editor for Newsnight and played a significant role in the corporation’s election coverage. He also has experience working as a Sky News political correspondent, writing questions for University Challenge, and working in the United States Congress as an intern for Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado.

Biography

Lewis Goodall is the Analysis & Investigations Editor at Global Radio, and the co-presenter of The News Agents podcast with Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel. He is an effective and engaging storyteller who has worked across the BBC producing and presenting documentaries and appearing on news output across the corporation’s platforms covering policy, government, and economics.

He began his broadcasting career as a researcher with Granada Television writing questions for University Challenge before joining think tank the Institute for Public Policy research. He then moved to the BBC as a producer and reporter working on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire and programmes on Radio 4, including producing documentary Generation Right, looking at shifting trends in young people’s political affiliations.

Lewis moved to Sky News as Political Correspondent where he undertook a two-year project aboard the Lewis Lorry, touring the country to look at how Brexit would affect businesses, people, and places not usually in the media spotlight.

After three years at Sky Lewis returned to the BBC as Policy Editor for Newsnight where he played an increasing role in the corporation’s election coverage. He has covered a wide range of subjects including the war in Ukraine and the resulting refugee crisis, building safety post-Grenfell, and the schools exam crisis, for which he was nominated for the Orwell Prize.

Lewis left the BBC to join Global Radio as co-presenter of the podcast The News Agents with Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel, as well as being Analysis & Investigations Editor with a remit to work on video journalism, reporting breaking stories and producing content for podcasts and social channels on LBC.

Lewis also writes for the New Statesman magazine. His book Left for Dead?; The Strange Death and Rebirth of the Labour Party, is an examination of the shifting fortunes of Labour in from political dominance under Tony Blair to the election loosing opposition under Jeremy Corbyn, and its impact on the future for the party.

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