Katie Prescott is a seasoned journalist and commentator with a decade of experience in covering business and technology. With a background in Modern Languages from Oxford University, Katie brings a unique perspective to her reporting on fast-changing topics like technology, media, and telecoms. She has worked as a journalist for the BBC across all of the corporation's major news outlets and is currently the Technology Business Editor for The Times newspaper. Katie is also a frequent speaker and moderator on topics such as digital disruption, cyber security and sustainability.
Why you should book Katie Prescott for your next event
- Katie is a highly experienced business journalist with a decade of reporting for the BBC and currently the Technology Business Editor for The Times.
- She has expertise in a range of subjects including technology, business, finance, economics, media, digital disruption, cyber security and sustainability.
- She is a highly accomplished speaker and moderator, with experience working with major clients.
Katie Prescott is one of the UK’s best-known business journalists. A familiar voice to millions of listeners after a decade reporting for the BBC, Katie was the Senior Lead Business Presenter for Radio 4’s Today Programme and a Business Correspondent across BBC News on TV, radio and online.
She’s now the Technology Business Editor for The Times and a weekly columnist for the newspaper’s award-winning business section. Across the fast-changing landscape of tech, media and telecoms, Katie brings all the key stories to readers, listeners and viewers across Times platforms.
At the BBC, Katie worked across all the corporation’s major news outlets as the on-screen face and voice explaining and analysing the tumultuous changes wrought by COVID-19, the European debt crisis and new technology, in addition to the challenges of sustainability and climate change.
She has travelled extensively for her work, from Tanzania and Rwanda to China and America as well as working as a journalist in the BBC’s New York Bureau.
Katie is a highly accomplished speaker and moderator. Having worked with a range of major clients, she is well placed to host and facilitate at conferences and other events requiring her expertise in technology, business, finance, economics, media, digital disruption, cyber security and sustainability.
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