Raymond Snoddy, OBE, is a journalist, presenter, and media commentator. He began his journalism career upon leaving university, eventually moving to the Times in 1971. From 1978 to 1997 he worked for the Financial Times, before returning to the Times as media editor until 2004. He subsequently presented the BBC’s NewsWatch from its inception in 2004 until 2013. He was awarded an OBE for services to journalism in 2000.