Norman Smith (journalist)
|Born||Norman Stuart Smith
30 April 1959
Kensington, London, England
|Occupation||Assistant Political Editor|
Yesterday in Parliament
Smith began his career in regional newspapers in Birmingham and Bristol, before joining the BBC as a local radio reporter in 1986. Smith became a parliamentary correspondent in 1993, presenting Today and Yesterday in Parliament on BBC Radio 4. He has reported for the BBC from the Palace of Westminster since 1999. In 2010, he became Chief Political Correspondent for Radio 4.
In July 2011, he was appointed to the position of Chief Political Correspondent for the BBC News channel replacing Laura Kuenssberg who departed to ITN, before then being promoted to his current position of Assistant Political Editor in 2014.
- Clarkson, Stuart (19 July 2011). "BBC Radio 4's Norman Smith gets TV job". Radio Today.
- "Politics UK - Meet the team - Norman Smith". BBC World Service.
- Halliday, Josh (18 July 2011). "Smith To Replace Kuenssberg as BBC Chief Political Correspondent". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
|Chief Political Correspondent: BBC Radio 4
2010 – 2011
|Chief Political Correspondent: BBC News
2011 – 2014
|Assistant Political Editor: BBC News
2014 – present