James Cox (journalist)

James Cox is a British journalist and broadcaster who had a wide ranging career in newspapers and in broadcasting in Scotland.[1]

James Cox
OccupationJournalist, presenter
Notable credit(s)
The World This Weekend
Good Morning Scotland

After a spell with the Daily Record newspaper in Glasgow he worked on Public Account with Donald MacCormick and Andrew Neil and presented Good Morning Scotland on BBC Radio Scotland for many years.

He became the BBC's North America Correspondent based in New York City in the 1980s before returning to London as a BBC political correspondent at Westminster and then joining Newsnight on BBC2.

From 1994 he was presenter of The World This Weekend on BBC Radio 4.[2]


  1. ^ Inside BBC Scotland by Alastair Hetherington p.48 (Whitewater Press),
  2. ^ "Programmes | The World this Weekend | James Cox". BBC News. 18 May 2000. Retrieved 3 January 2013.

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Preceded by
Political Editor: Newsnight
Succeeded by