Sam Delaney

Sam Delaney is a writer and broadcaster, host of drive time on national radio station Talk Radio and presenter of Sam Delaney’s News Thing on RTUK.

Every afternoon on Talk Radio, Sam tackles the big political and current affairs stories and interviews major public figures in his own opinionated and irreverent style.

On News Thing, a format Sam created for RTUK, he has attracted some of the most prominent figures in British politics and public life – from Vince Cable to John Prescott, Alastair Campbell, Ken Livingstone and Neil Kinnock. The show has developed a cult following online and on air.

He reviews the newspapers every week on Sky Sunrise with Eamonn Homes. He has written and presented documentaries for BBC Three (Bust My Ass and Sex, Lies and Phone Hacking), Channel 4 (Teen Trouble) and Channel 5 (Sam Delaney on McBritain).
In the past he co-hosted The Edit, a weekly news and entertainment show on Channel 5 with Anita Rani and was a special correspondent for ITN. He has hosted radio shows on BBC 5Live and BBC London and continues to host on talkSPORT.
Sam’s background is as a journalist and editor. He is the former editor-in-chief of Heat Magazine and of Comedy Central UK...

His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Sunday Telegraph, The Observer, The Mirror and numerous others.

He is the author of three books: Get Smashed: The Story Of The Men Who Made The Ads That Changed Our Lives (2007); Night Of The Living Dad: Confessions Of A Shabby Father (2009) and Mad Men And Bad Men – What Happened When British Advertising Met Politics (2015.)

CV Highlights

  • Host of drive time on National radio station Talk Radio
  • Sam Delaney’s News Thing on RTUK
  • Former editor-in-chief of Heat Magazine and of Comedy Central UK
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