Tom Bradby is Political Editor of ITV News. He began his reporting career with the company as Ireland Correspondent more than fifteen years ago, during which time he covered the unfolding peace process and wrote his first novel, Shadow Dancer. As Asia Correspondent, based in Hong Kong, he was shot and seriously wounded whilst covering a riot in Jakarta. After a spell as Royal Correspondent, he went on to become UK Editor before taking up his current post in the summer of 2005.
Tom Bradby is the acclaimed author of six novels: Shadow Dancer, The Sleep of the Dead, The Master of Rain, The God of Chaos, The White Russian and Blood Money.
The Master of Rain was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger for Best Thriller of the Year 2002. The White Russian was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Ellis Peters Award for the Best Historical Crime Novel of 2003. The God of Chaos was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Ellis Peters Award for the Best Historical Crime Novel of 2005.
He lives in England with his wife and three children.