Presenter of Jeff Randall Live, a weekly news strand that takes a business look at the big news stories and issues of the day, on Sky News.
Jeff Randall speaks on the following topics:
Since joining Sky News in September 2007, Jeff has interviewed a range of big hitters including former chairman of US Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan, Royal Mail Chairman Allan Leighton, Chief Executive McDonald’s UK Steve Easterbrook, Chief Executive O2 Peter Erskine, Eurostar CEO Richard Brown and Chief Executive Chelsea FC Peter Kenyon.
Jeff was appointed Editor-at-Large of the Daily Telegraph in November 2005, after nearly five years as the BBC’s Business Editor. He writes a twice-weekly column for the newspaper, as well as continuing to present “Weekend Business”, a radio show on BBC Five Live. In addition to ‘Jeff Randall Live’ on Sky News, he also makes television documentaries for ITV.
Jeff joined the BBC from Sunday Business, which he edited from its launch in February 1998. Under his editorship, Sunday Business won the Sunday Newspaper of the Year Award and the Harold Wincott Award for Financial Journal of the Year.
Before launching Sunday Business, Jeff was, over a period of nine years, Assistant Editor, Sports Editor and City & Business Editor on the Sunday Times. He was also a Director of Times Newspapers (1994-95).
His awards for journalism include: Harold Wincott Award for Business Broadcaster, 2004; Communicator of the Year, 2004; Sony Gold Radio Award for Best Sports Broadcast, 2003; Best Business Broadcast Prize at the Business Journalist of the Year Awards, 2003; Decade of Excellence Prize at the Business Journalist of the Year Awards, 2003; London Press Club’s Business Journalist of the Year Award, 2000; and Financial Journalist of the Year, 1991.
He was educated at the Royal Liberty Grammar School in Romford, Essex and the University of Nottingham (BA Economics). He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Anglia Ruskin University in 2001 and an honorary doctorate from the University of Nottingham in 2006.
Jeff’s hobbies include golf, horseracing and football. He is married with one daughter. He was born on 3 October 1954 in London.
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