Tim Iredale is the BBC Political Editor for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. He covers the region which is home to some of the most familiar political heavyweights, including John Prescott, Alan Johnson and David Davis.
He worked in Exeter for a local newspaper.
In September 2009 he became the main presenter for the region's Politics Show, broadcast Sundays on BBC1. This had been presented by Clare Frisby, and previous to her, Cathy Killick. He has also acted as a political reporter (known as a network correspondent) for Radio 4's news programmes.
He is also a regular presenter of the Look North programme.