Bill Thompson

Journalist, Person

1960 –

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Who is Bill Thompson?

Bill Thompson is an English technology writer, best known for his weekly column in the Technology section of BBC News Online and his appearances on Click, a radio show on the BBC World Service. He is also an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow at City University London's Journalism Department.

Born in Jarrow, Thompson grew up in Corby. He graduated from Cambridge University in philosophy and with a diploma in computing in 1984. He was a correspondent for the technology programme The Big Byte on BBC Radio. He began to write for The Guardian in 1990, and in 1994 went to work there, setting up the paper's website. He left in 1996 to work as a freelance writer and consultant. In November 2009 he took on a role as head of partnership development for Archive Development projects at the BBC, working with Tony Ageh.

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Born
Oct 6, 1960
Jarrow
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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