David Cox is a writer and television producer. He has contributed to many publications, including the New Statesman, Prospect, the Guardian, the Times, the Independent, the Daily Telegraph, the Observer, the Sunday Times, the Evening Standard and The First Post, mainly on communications and environmental issues.
He has made programmes for ITV, the BBC and Channel 4, mainly about current affairs and history. These have included 'Weekend World', the ITV news analysis programme, which he edited for five years, 'Walden', the in-depth political interview series (on ITV), 'Terms for Peace', which revealed the IRA's conditions for ending its campaign of violence (on Channel 4), 'Nation', the multicultural debating series (on BBC 2), 'War in the Gulf', the ITV series about The First Gulf War, and 'Walden on Heroes' and 'Walden on Villains', the biography series (on BBC 2). He was also head of current affairs at London Weekend Television for five years.