Tim Smith

Tim Smith worked for the BBC for 31 years, including ten years as editor of Look North and 12 years with BBC News. Head of BBC Yorkshire 2017-19. He covered the 1995 and 2001 Bradford riots for BBC News, and launched the BBC’s We are Bradford project in 2019, showcasing local people telling their own stories, attracting 5m views in a week. He is now a trustee of the Piece Hall in Halifax, and fundraiser for the Jo Cox Foundation.