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John Cody Fidler-Simpson is a British journalist who currently holds the most senior role of World Affairs Editor for BBC News. He also presents the current affairs program Simpson’s World.
His first job with the BBC was as a trainee sub-editor in Radio News in 1966. He was promoted to the role of reporter in 1970. He presented the BBC Nine O’Clock News for a short period in the 1980s, became the BBC’s Diplomatic Editor, and was appointed World Affairs Editor in 1988. His BBC career spans more than 30 years, earning him a reputation as one of the world’s most experienced and authoritative journalists.