Rory Cellan-Jones - Biography & Images

Rory Cellan Jones BBC News Correspondent

Rory Cellan-Jones – born 17 January 1958 – is a former technology correspondent at the BBC.

Starting his BBC career as a researcher on the Leeds edition of Look North, he then worked in the London TV newsroom for three years before getting his first on-screen role at BBC Wales.

He later transferred to London and became the business and economics correspondent, appearing on The Money Programme between 1990 and 1992.

After the dot com crash of 2000, he wrote the book Dot.bomb. He has covered issues such as Black Wednesday, the BCCI scandal and Marks and Spencer’s competition troubles.

He has evaluated the growth of websites and internet companies including the rise of Google and Wikipedia and online retailing.

Since January 2007, he had been the BBC’s technology correspondent with the job of expanding the BBC’s coverage of new media and telecoms, and the cultural impact of the Internet.

After working for the BBC for 40 years, he announced in August 2021 he left the corporation in late October.

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