Simon Thompson

Broadcaster, Film Journalist and TV Producer

A regular on TV and radio, Simon Thompson is an established film and entertainment journalist, broadcaster and TV producer. 5 News' “Go-To” film guy, he has worked for, with, and alongside, some of the biggest brands in the industry including the BBC, Bloomberg TV, ITN, Sky, The Sun, Yahoo!, MSN, Empire magazine, London Evening Standard, The Independent, Entertainment Weekly, Capital Radio and was Showbiz Editor for Global Radio's Heart brand - the largest commercial radio brand in the UK. Simon also launched and was the Entertainment Producer for UK TV network London Live producing a nightly, live prime time entertainment show. He also wrote, produced and presented the daily movie show, Inside Hollywood, for Channel 5 and 5USA. As a critic his reviews have featured on national press campaigns for many major movies as well as in text books for use in colleges and schools. Simon has interviewed the biggest names in the industry from Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt to Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino. Simon lives in London with his wife and dog but will be relocating to Los Angeles in October 2015.