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James Naughtie

James Naughtie

James Naughtie (Chair) presents Today on Radio 4.  Until 1994 he was presenter of The World at One, having previously been chief political correspondent of The Guardian and The Scotsman.  He also presents BBC Radio 4’s monthly Bookclub.  He introduces opera on BBC Radio 3 and, since 1991, has been a presenter of the Proms on BBC Television.  For radio he has written several acclaimed documentary series and he writes widely.  In 1981 he was Laurence Stern Fellow on The Washington Post and he is a former Sony Radio Personality of the Year.  He was educated in Aberdeen and New York.