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Joe Tidy, presenter, event moderator, keynote speaker
Joe Tidy presenter
Joe Tidy presenter and reporter

Joe Tidy

The BBC’s first Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC Radio 4 Presenter,  Digital Transformation Speaker, Cyber Security Speaker, Technology Speaker
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Joe Tidy is the BBC’s first Cyber Correspondent working on investigations for international and home news outlets. Appointed in 2018, Joe covers cyber crime, hacking, cryptocurrency, gaming, privacy, online safety, and pretty much everything internet. As a true multi-platform specialist Joe files his stories in writing, audio and video from as short as a TikTok to as long as a full TV or radio documentary. Joe also regularly presents radio shows on the BBC working for World Service Tech Tent and Radio 4’s The Media Show.

Joe has built a reputation for investigating the darker sides of the internet and how technology affects the way people live. He is known for tracking down and speaking directly to hackers and criminals who are responsible for some of the biggest cyber incidents of recent times.

Previously Joe was a correspondent for Sky News based in London. He started in 2013 and reported on all topics related to Home News with a particular interest in technology and social affairs.

Before Sky, Joe was a presenter and reporter on CBBC Newsround and also worked for 2 years at BBC South Today and BBC Oxford.

A fitness enthusiast, Joe enjoys taking part in challenges including triathlons and marathons. He has spent a number of years presenting endurance programmes on Channel 4, Sky Sports and Eurosport.

Joe is in demand as a keynote speaker, event host and moderator. He is the perfect cyber security speaker, digital transformation speaker, technology speaker and video games speaker.


Joe Tidy has been a trusted sports presenter with Dream Team Television for eight years, covering large scale sports events for Channel 4, Sky and other major TV networks around the world. Working in an unpredictable sport environment, he is equally strong presenting with a script or in a pressured situation where he needs to quickly come up with his own words. A dedicated team-player, Joe is used to early starts and pushing through to late in the evening if necessary. He comes well-prepared and researched to all events and is a sympathetic, perceptive interviewer with a warm and easy-going on-screen style.

Stephen Isles, Editor, Dream Team Television

Many thanks to Joe for providing such an insightful and brilliantly delivered presentation to the ISBA members this morning.

He was great! I know he’s a journalist and it comes with the territory but he had clearly done so much prep work and research and considered the audience so well.

Independent Schools’ Bursars Association

Joe has done an incredible job in hosting and facilitating several sessions of our virtual monthly events. Joe has an approachable style that makes the discussions more engaging for the audience. Not only is Joe a pleasure to work we have also had great feedback from our speakers and attendees. We look forward to working with him on future events.

Laura Edwards, Data Protection World Forum

Joe was delightful – very professional and friendly, accommodated our requests, responded well to our brief and delivered a thought-provoking talk.  All our clients enjoyed the evening thoroughly!

Rachel Davies, Head of Marketing, Hoare Lea

Inside Saudi Arabia’s Cyber-Security Push – BBC Click


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