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Jon Sopel is an award-winning journalist and television presenter. He is the co-host, alongside Emily Maitlis, of an up-and-coming podcast in partnership with Global as well as a radio show for LBC. Prior to this, Jon held the prestigious post of BBC's North America Editor, during which he conducted an exclusive interview with President Obama, travelled on Air Force One and famously clashed with President Trump at a White House news conference. He has played a key role in major political and international stories, anchoring coverage on location from around the world, including the funeral of Nelson Mandela, the inauguration of Pope Francis, countless presidential elections, wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Middle East and a number of natural disasters. Jon has also held the position of Chief Political Correspondent, spent four years living in France as the BBC's Paris Correspondent and hosted both The Politics Show and Newsnight. He is the author of three books, including UnPresidented, a diary of the 2020 US elections.