James Naughtie has reported for BBC News from around the world. He presented the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 for 21 years between 1994 and 2015, during which time he anchored every BBC Radio UK election results programme since 1997 and worked on every US presidential election since 1988.
Naughtie was named journalist of the year at the 1984 Scottish Press Awards; he won the Sony Radio Awards Radio Personality of the Year in 1991 and the Voice of the Listener & Viewer Award in 2001. He has written a number of books on subjects such as politics, music, and history, as well as spy fiction. His most recent non-fiction book is On the Road: American Adventures from Nixon to Trump – an account of five decades of travel and work in the US.