Tom Bradby is a novelist, screenwriter and journalist. As a broadcaster, he is best known as the current Anchor of ITV's News at Ten, and presenter of all recent overnight election and referendum programmes on ITV. In his first year in the job, he was named Network Presenter of the Year by the Royal Television Society.
He has been with ITN for almost thirty years and was successively Ireland Correspondent, Political Correspondent, Asia Correspondent (during which time he was shot and seriously injured whilst covering a riot in Jakarta), Royal Correspondent, UK Editor and Political Editor - a job he held for a decade - before being made the Anchor of News at Ten in 2015.
His bestselling thrillers include his debut, Shadow Dancer, The Master of Rain, The White Russian, God of Chaos, Blood Money and Secret Service. The Master of Rain was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger for Thriller of the Year, and both The White Russian and The God of Chaos for the CWA Historical Crime Novel of the Year. Shadow Dancer was later made into a film starring Clive Owen, Gillian Anderson and Andrea Riseborough for which Tom wrote the screenplay. His script was nominated for Screenplay of the Year in the Evening Standard Film Awards.
His latest novel, Yesterday's Spy is a blistering espionage thriller set in the tinderbox of Tehran where a washed-up spook, Harry Tower searches for the truth about his journalist son's mysterious disappearance.