A seasoned journalist, Simon was worked for the BBC, ITN and Sky. In the 1980s he was an ITN Correspondent before becoming a news editor. In 1994 he joined Sky News as Deputy Head of News, Head of Newsgathering and then Managing Editor. During his time at Sky he won many awards from the Royal Television Society, BAFTA and an Emmy in New York.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.