Carole Walker is a high-profile journalist and presenter with more than 20 years’ experience as a BBC Political Correspondent.
She has an inside knowledge of politics with excellent contacts and understanding of policies and legislation. She is an expert on the Brexit process and regularly contributes to discussions and debates on the issue.
Carole left the BBC two years ago and is a freelance political commentator/analyst and presenter, appearing on CNN, Sky News, Talk Radio, RTE and other broadcasters. She is a frequent presenter on the BBC News Channel and regional BBC programmes and writes for the Times Red Box and the CNN website. She has also launched her own podcast The View from Here, reflecting politics outside the Westminster bubble, focussing on the concerns of people in rural communities and small towns. Carole has also presented discussion programmes including Dateline on BBC News and the Westminster Hour on BBC Radio 4.
With a career in news spanning more than 30 years, Carole has covered some of the biggest political stories in recent history, including six general elections, the EU referendum, the rise and fall of Conservative, Labour and coalition governments, resignations, rows and parliamentary debates. She has travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan with Prime Ministers and reported on international summits. Earlier in her career, she reported on the first Gulf War, revolution in Moscow, the break-up of the Soviet Union, civil war in the Balkans and conflict in Somalia.
Lobby Life will be published by Eliot & Thompson in Spring 2021