Politics and current affairs presenter and writer for radio and television
David is one of the most familiar and astute political commentators working across all media today.
His work spans a variety of platforms from national newspapers such asThe Times to regular television appearances on shows such as NewsnightandHave I Got News For You(BBC2), as well as presenting onMoral Maze, Analysis,Devil's Advocateand Pick of the Weekon Radio 4.
Since beginning his career in BBC News in the 1980s, David has produced and written a variety of material for television as well as presenting in front of the camera. He has also covered for veteran presenters Jimmy Young and Michael Parkinson on BBC Radio 2, as well as being a guest on their shows.
He became chief leader writer for The Independent in 1995, and has since written for every major newspaper, winning numerous accolades, including Columnist of the Year 2003 and the 2001 Orwell prize for journalism.
Currently, David hosts the topical news programme - The Briefing Room and has appeared on The Saturday Review both for BBC Radio 4.