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Jonathan Sacerdoti is a British broadcaster and writer. He is a commentator on Sky News in the UK, Newsmax in the USA, Euronews in Europe and ABC Radio in Australia. He is the UK and Europe correspondent for i24News, and a writer for The Spectator and the Jewish Chronicle.
From British, European and Israeli politics, to cultural and religious topics, Jonathan covers diverse subjects for a range of TV and radio channels around the world.
He has broadcast hours of live coverage from the scene of major breaking stories. In the UK, he reported from the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing, the London Bridge terrorist vehicle ramming and stabbing, and the Westminster Parliament terrorist attack. He has also extensively covered the November 2015 terror attacks in France, the 2016 Brussels bombings, the Grenfell Tower fire, several British general elections, Labour Party antisemitism, Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jonathan is frequently approached to provide analysis on stories relating to the Middle East, race relations and antisemitism. With a background in television development, he is also a culture and entertainment commentator contributing to Channel 4 News on topics ranging from Internet memes and mobile apps to opera and politics. For the BBC, he has explored the evolution of classic Saturday night television formats on Radio 4’s Today Programme, as well as featuring on the The Moral Maze, Dateline London, Outside Source and many other of their flagship news programmes.
He has provided racism and terrorism analysis on Fox News, the BBC and China’s CGTN. He provided live commentary during the King of Saudi Arabia’s funeral on Sky News, and on Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip on Al Jazeera English and BBC World. He also covered the first official British royal visit to Israel.
Jonathan's commentary on British politics and culture has been quoted widely around the world, from USA Today to news.com.au and ABC Australia. His royal commentary has been featured in a weekly column by the Daily Express online in the UK, by Us Weekly magazine in America, and across many Australian outlets.
He has worked as a development producer on entertainment and factual programmes at several leading production companies, and as a pre-launch development consultant for the UK's newest news channel GB News. Jonathan has an MA in English from Balliol College, Oxford, where he was awarded the university's OXTALENT award.
Existing and past clients include CBC (Canada), Fox News (USA), Euronews, France 24, NDTV (India), Cheddar News (USA) and others.
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Jonathan is frequently booked to provide immediate, expert coverage on breaking stories for channels around the world. He delivers professional and prompt lives from his dedicated studio in London or out in the field.
Jonathan has recorded a modern English translation of the Quran for an audiobook, provided corporate narration for one of Russia’s leading universal banks, and voiced commercials for the largest luxury real estate development in the world. He has been the trusted voice of commercials, documentaries, corporate films and occasionally even telephone menu systems.
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