Tim Iredale

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Timothy Iredale (born 1972 in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English television journalist, currently the Political Editor for the BBC in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Early life[edit]

Tim Iredale grew up in Huddersfield and attended Shelley High School on Huddersfield Road in Shelley, West Yorkshire.


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.


Prior to moving to the BBC in 2006, Tim was the Chief Political Correspondent for ITV Yorkshire from 2001.


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.

Personal life[edit]

He lives in Bradford. His Barnsley-born wife, Jennine (née Stanley), is a veterinary nurse in Batley.

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