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John Simpson Booking Agency Profile

John Simpson is an English foreign correspondent and world affairs editor who has worked for BBC News for the entirety of his career. Simpson was born in Cleveleys, Lancashire, and he has studied at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he began working as the editor of Granta magazine. After his studies, Simpson went on to be a sub-editor in training at BBC radio news up and went to work his way up to BBC reporter where he gained local fame after being punched by Harold Wilson. Simpson then went on to begin working as a political editor for BBC and he then was the presenter for the ‘Nine O’Clock News,’ before working as a diplomatic editor. During his time as a correspondent, Simpson was based out of countries which include South Africa, Brussels, and Dublin. He has also been the presenter for ‘Simpson’s World,’ which was a current affairs program. Over the course of his career, Simpson has interviewed King of Buganda, Mutesa II, has reported on the fall of the Ceausescu regime in Bucharest, has reported on the Kosovo War, was one of the first reporters in location in Afghanistan, and reported on the Libyan civil war. Simpson has earned a CBE in the Gulf War honours list and has earned an International Emmy. He has also published three novels and several non-fiction books..

How to hire John Simpson for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking John Simpson.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like John Simpson, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking John Simpson or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
John Simpson's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking John Simpson for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book John Simpson, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing John Simpson. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate John Simpson booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book John Simpson for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final John Simpson booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will John Simpson charge for an event. One example fee to book John Simpson is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the John Simpson agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The John Simpson manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book John Simpson for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the John Simpson agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book John Simpson, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the John Simpson booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for John Simpson, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Journalist
Range
Journalist, Journalist-Print, Journalist-Television, Male, Age Group-18-30's
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