Jake Wallis Simons
Journalist. Digital, print, radio, TV. Author of four novelsMore >
"Meet the Settlers: A journey through the West Bank"More >
Jake's fourth novel, "Jam", is out now. "A skilful road rage novel" – The TelegraphMore >
Jake presents radio and television for the BBC and others.More >
Has been known to put pen to paper.More >
Jake Wallis Simons is Associate Editor (Global) at MailOnline, where he is responsible for foreign news. He has also written four award-winning novels.
Prior to joining MailOnline in 2015, Jake was part of the Special Projects team at CNN’s London bureau, and Features Writer for the Sunday Telegraph.
His award-winning stories include features on the Israeli settlers; the rise of the European far-Right; the secretive world of Interpol; and celebrity charity ambassadors in Sierra Leone. He has also written many investigations and broken agenda-setting exclusives.
Jake has reported from all over the world, from the Middle East to Europe and Africa. He won the European Newspapers Award for Meet the Settlers, his innovative multimedia documentary about the West Bank for the Telegraph, was honoured at the Webbys, and was shortlisted for the British Press Award.
He is also a regular commentator on television and radio, including Sky and the BBC.
Jake has worked as a writer for The Times and has presented a number of documentaries for BBC Radio 4, where he is a regular voice on From Our Own Correspondent. He has also presented for BBC television. His next documentary, Inside Interpol, will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June.
Jake holds a first class degree from Oxford and a PhD from the University of East Anglia, and is a Visiting Fellow at Bournemouth University. He lives in London and Winchester.