Jim Hancock

Jim Hancock chairing a conferenceWelcome to the website of Jim Hancock, former Political Editor of BBC North West.

Jim Hancock has been a broadcaster on politics for over thirty years. He has interviewed every Prime Minister from Harold Wilson to Theresa May.

He has been a Westminster Lobby Correspondent for the BBC and Independent Radio News, but most of his career has been based in the North West.

He was Granada TV’s Political Correspondent 1987-94 and Political Editor of BBC North West 1998-2006.

Conference Chair, Broadcaster, Media Trainer and Blogger

Jim is now in demand as a conference chair, broadcaster and media trainer.

Hancock's Half Page

Read Jim’s, often controversial, take on the week’s events in politics and business across the North on his blog: Hancock’s Half Page.