|Born||1968 (age 52–53)|
|Alma mater||University of Bristol|
|Title||Diplomatic Correspondent of BBC News (2016–present)|
Deputy Political Editor of BBC News (2009–2016)
Chief Political Correspondent of BBC News (2004–2009)
Editor of Epigram (1988–1990)
D. F. Landale
James Landale (born 1969) is a British journalist who is the BBC's diplomatic correspondent.
Landale was educated at Eton College, where he was a near contemporary of former Prime Minister David Cameron, before going on to study at the University of Bristol. While studying Politics there, he became the first editor of Epigram, Bristol University's independent student newspaper. In July 2013, Landale was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bristol University in recognition of his journalistic achievements.
Before joining the BBC in 2003, Landale spent 10 years as a reporter with The Times newspaper, latterly as Assistant Foreign Editor.
Landale was chief political correspondent for the BBC News Channel until 2009 when he became Deputy Political Editor, assisting then Political Editor Nick Robinson. During his time as a political correspondent he presented some relief shifts on the channel.
In 2015, Landale was named Broadcaster of the Year by the Political Studies Association for his "huge contribution to the public understanding of politics".
- Landale, James (2005). Duel: A True Story of Death and Honour. Cannongate. ISBN 1-84195-647-3
- Landale, James (2006). Landale's Cautionary Tales: Comic Verse for the 21st Century. Cannongate. ISBN 1-84195-847-6
- Epigram Online Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
- Martin, Tristan (30 April 2012). "In conversation with James Landale". Epigram. University of Bristol Students' Union. Archived from the original on 22 May 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
- "Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol ��� Wednesday, 17 July". University of Bristol. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
- Holmwood, Leigh (1 July 2009). "BBC promotes James Landale to deputy political editor". The Guardian. London.
- "BBC journalist James Landale turns down job working for Theresa May". The Independent. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
- "Cause celeb: Landale on lymphoma". BBC News. 8 April 2009.
- James Landale on IMDb
- James Landale on Twitter
- Profile at tvnewsroom.org
- Landale reports on travelling with the Prime Minister
| Deputy Political Editor: BBC News
| Chief Political Correspondent: BBC News
| Diplomatic Correspondent: BBC News