"One of the UK's most experienced and talented TV news professionals. He has exceptional editorial judgement, highly developed production skills and is a respected and popular team leader. He understands visual communication and storytelling thoroughly, has strong leadership skills, and extensive experience in training and mentoring on the job." 

Richard Sambrook 
Cardiff University Centre for Journalism

​​"Such a star… skill, flair, enthusiasm and judgement."
Tony Hall

Director General


"Simon's enthusiasm for television news is infectious. Every day that I'm in the gallery I remember vital things he taught me, and I try to emulate how effortless and fun he made it look."
Emily Deeker 

Assistant Editor
Sky News

"You represent so much of the best of the BBC – starting with passion, creativity and integrity.... a colleague who cared for the BBC and those around you."
Helen Boaden 
Director of Radio

"Extremely can-do, full of fresh ideas, great at sharing his knowledge and fun to be with."

David Brewer
Media Strategy Consultant

"Simon's strong leadership was central to the highly successful launch of STV News Tonight. He brought considerable news experience and a clear editorial vision to the project. As well as defining a compelling prgramme format, Simon was a strong mentor for the production team, encouraging experimentation with new formats and story-telling techniques." 

Gordon Macmillan
​— ​​
Head of News


"It's rare to find someone with the journalistic
credentials and expert knowledge of broadcast as Simon Waldman. Whether you're looking to up-skill, or create meaningful and engaging content, you'll find Simon's input, advice and training invaluable."

Daniel Emery
​—  ​​
Beattie Communications Group


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