Jonathan Sacerdoti

Jonathan Sacerdoti

London, United Kingdom

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Jonathan Sacerdoti

*Political and cultural commentator, terrorism analyst, news reporter*

Jonathan covered the March 2016 Brussels bombings, and the November 2015 Paris terror attacks live on i24news, including the raid on the apartment in Saint Denis, live from the scene. 

He broadcasts a range of foreign and UK stories, from political and cultural news to opinion and in depth analysis, on BBC, ITV1 (UK), ITN, Al Jazeera, CBC News, Sky News, Fox, CCTV-America, Voice of Russia, i24news, Radio Dubai Eye and LBC Radio. He been published by the Daily Telegraph, The Times, HaAretz, the News Statesman and Jewish Chronicle, among others.

As a foreign correspondent on the international TV station i24news, Jonathan reports regularly on breaking news, British and European politics, as well as Jewish cultural stories.

He has also appeared extensively on BBC coverage of Middle Eastern news, including five hours of rolling coverage on BBC World when the Israeli hostage Gilad Shalit was released in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners, and also as the uprising in Egypt's Tahrir Square unfolded. The former director of the Institute for Middle Eastern Democracy, he is particularly in demand as a commentator on wars in the Middle East.

Although he has a specialism in the Middle East, Jonathan is also a versatile commentator who is comfortable discussing wider cultural and political topics. He has discussed opera productions and Internet memes on Channel 4 News, the evolution of Saturday night television formats on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, and previewed the newspapers on Sky.

Jonathan has spoken as a keynote speaker and as a panellist at international conferences organised by Harvard University, National Chengchi University in Taiwan, the American University in Dubai and Keio University in Tokyo, covering topics ranging from the Middle East and Chinese foreign policy to the power of technology in popular protest. He has has debated at the Oxford and Cambridge Unions.


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France24: reporting on the Brexit Bill in the UK Parliament.


Terrorism Analyst Jonathan Sacerdoti on CCTV America discussing the Belgian raid and arrest of Saleh Abdeslam


Reporting live from Saint Denis, as the army moves in during raid of the apartment where Paris terror attacks 'ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed.


Reporting live from London on the results of the UK general election 2015. (LiveU)


On CCTV America, discussing Charlie Hebdo terror attack in France. Live TV from feed point (Duplex)

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