Tim Shipman

Political Editor of the Sunday Times

Tim Shipman is the Political Editor of the Sunday Times. He has been a journalist for 20 years, and he has spent 15 of those covering Westminster. He has reported on 4 general elections and 3 U.S. presidential elections, so his journalistic career is one of global proportions.

"Tim is widely regarded as being a witty, waspish and sometimes irascible observer of the political scene"

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  • BREXIT - Latest Updates
  • Inside the UK Political Arena
  • Geopolitics Including Trump
  • Suited to Hosting Panels and Debates


He presents in English.

How he presents

Tim's highly informative presentations are delivered in a professional style which makes him a popular choice at a variety of events.


  • Fall Out
  • All Out War

In Detail

Tim has worked for the Sunday Times as their political editor since 2014. Before joining the Sunday Times, he served as Deputy Political Editor of the Daily Mail, and as Washington Correspondent for the Sunday Telegraph. He also held several posts, both Political and Foreign, at the Daily and Sunday Express. Tim has been shortlisted six times for his journalism at the British Press Awards and in 2019 was named both political reporter and political commentator of the year, a unique double win. He was the London Press Club's print journalist of the year for 2017. His first book, 'All Out War: The Full Story of Brexit' chronicles the greatest upheaval in British politics for a generation.


With a wealth of both domestic and international political experience under his belt, Tim delivers insights from a career covering elections, scandals and plots and looks at the likely big stories on the horizon. He enjoyed unique access to some of the key players in the EU referendum and provides a look behind the scenes as well as an analysis of the effects of the vote, the lessons to learn, and the possible outcomes.


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