political editor, BBC North East and Cumbria
Richard is the BBC’s Political Editor for the North East and Cumbria. He presents Politics North on BBC1 each Sunday, and reports on politics for BBC’s Look North, local radio and online. He is a winner of the Royal Television Society Presenter of the Year for the North East and Border region. He’s been a journalist for more than 30 years and enjoys the cut and thrust of debate with the region’s MPs.
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