Katie Prescott is a business journalist on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the BBC’s flagship daily news programme. She regularly conducts live interviews with Chief Executives and leading business figures, such as Ben Broadbent, Inga Beale and Justin King. She also presents programmes for the World Service and Radio 4, such as a recent series on Unmapped Africa and how companies are grappling with the #metoo movement. During her decade at the BBC, Katie has worked in New York, China and Moscow covering global business issues for the BBC news website, radio and television.
Before she joined the BBC, she worked for several years as Executive Assistant to Peter Jones from Dragons’ Den, kick-starting her interest in entrepreneurship as she worked across his start-up portfolio. She has a degree from Oxford University and lives in London with her husband and two little girls.