Harry Wallop

  • About Harry Wallop
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Harry Wallop is a consumer journalist, features writer, columnist and broadcaster.

After spending more than a decade at the Daily Telegraph as its retail editor, award-winning consumer affairs editor, 'Dad of 4' columnist and senior feature writer he is now freelance and writes for a variety of national newspapers and magazines, including the Times, Daily Mail, Financial Times and Tatler.

Harry regularly presents Channel 4's Dispatches programmes including Secrets of Sports Direct and Secrets of Poundland which both achieved record ratings. His most recent films have been Secrets of Cadbury and The Great Housing Scandal. Harry currently has a weekly slot on Channel 5's, The Gadget Show, where he gives viewers top tips and advice on the best value gadgets and technology on the market.

Harry presented the 8 part Channel 4 series Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade, the two-part programme, Something for Nothing, on Channel 4 which looked at how you can live well for free. Harry and two series of Channel 4's Superscrimpers.

Previously Harry co-presented Channel 4's 'Food: What Goes in Your Basket'.

He is a regular talking head on BBC News, Breakfast, Good Morning Britain, Sky News and Radio 4 on topics as broad as gadgets and internet privacy rows to the music industry and green issues.

Harry's first book Consumed, was published in January 2013.

Before joining The Daily Telegraph, he worked for the Investors Chronicle, the leading weekly magazine that covers the London stock markets, writing about food, retail and consumer companies.

He went to University College, Oxford, where he read modern history.

He is married with four young children.

Harry also chairs and hosts large conferences and is a skilled speaker. Harry recently hosted a number of panels at Retail Week Live where he was highly commended for doing a "fantastic" job.

He tweets as @hwallop and his website is www.harrywallop.co.uk

Contact Agent: info@knightayton.co.uk

Harry is an investigative journalist and a features writer for The Daily Telegraph. He presents Channel 4’s Dispatches including the highly rated ones on Sports Direct, Poundland and Cadbury. Harry has also presented the series’ Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade and Superscrimpers, also for Channel 4.

Harry is a regular on Good Morning Britain, BBC Breakfast and Sky News, talking about a wide variety of consumer subjects from mobile phone addiction to the state of the high street.

Harry is an experienced moderator and host and a skilled speaker.

Recent testimonials include:

Host, Retail Week Live
Harry is a class act. Smart sharp and gently ironic when needed. Perfect anchor man.

Presentation, Tandem How to Buy Happiness Workshop
Harry's speech went down very well and I was particularly impressed with how he managed the panel discussion.

BNP Paribas Real Estate Speech
The event was a great success. Harry was a very engaging and interesting speaker who our clients enjoyed listening to.

Samsung speech
He was great – exactly what we were looking for.

Contact Agent: info@knightayton.co.uk

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