James Naughtie

James Naughtie is a British radio presenter and radio new presenter for the BBC. After studying at the University of Aberdeen and then the Syracuse University he began his career as a journalist at the Aberdeen Press and Journal before moving to the London offices of The Scotsman. He became The Scotsman’s Chief Political Correspondent before working for The Washington Post and The Guardian. He later moved into Radio Presenting and has been the main presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. His radio presenting has earned him two Sony Radio Awards: Radio Personality of the Year in 1991 and Voice of the Listener and Viewer Award in 2001. He was appointed chancellor of the University of Stirling in 2008, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2017. He now lives with his wife and three children in south-west London.