Amol Rajan

Amol is the BBC’s media editor. Prior to joining the BBC, he spent just under three years as editor of The Independent and was for many years a columnist for the Evening Standard and a restaurant critic for The Independent on Sunday. Amol worked for a year at the Foreign Office, adores reggae and the Caribbean, and his first book, Twirlymen: the Unlikely History of Cricket's Greatest Spin Bowlers, was published in 2011.