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Simon Thompson - Journalist/Producer/Writer/Critic/Presenter/Commentator

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Simon Thompson is a journalist, producer and broadcaster with almost two decades of experience under his belt . Starting off his career as a news journalist going on to work for, and alongside, some of the biggest entertainment brands in the industry…


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Simon Thompson is a journalist, producer and broadcaster with almost two decades of experience under his belt . Starting off his career as a news journalist going on to work for, and alongside, some of the biggest entertainment brands in the industry including the BBC, ITN, BSKYB, Channel 5, The Sun, Yahoo!, MSN, Empire, Capital Radio and Global Radio's Heart brand - the largest commercial radio brand in the UK. Simon has also been engaged to front and deliver editorial campaigns for major Hollywood studios including 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros, Disney and Pixar. As a critic his reviews have been featured on national press campaigns for major movies including the Harry Potter franchise and his work is used in Media Studies textbooks as part of the GCSE and A-level curriculum in the UK. During his career Simon has interviewed the biggest names in the industry from Tom Cruise to Oliver Stone and Aaron Sorkin to Allen Ginsberg. Simon lives in London with his wife and dog. When not working Simon spends his spare time developing concepts for TV shows, travelling the US, indulging his love of good food, wine and craft beer and also works with the homeless. Simon has a valid I Visa which allows him to work legally on assignment in the US.
Website: thisissimonthompson.co.uk

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