Nisha Blog

Economics reporter on the Money Programme

Nisha cut her teeth in tv journalism on the Money Programme. Having worked at the Investors Chronicle and Schroders Merchant Bank, Nisha joined the BBC as a researcher and ended up as an on-screen correspondent.

Notable interviewees include:

  • Rupert Murdoch on the challenge of setting up Sky News.
  • Sir Richard Branson – on spotting business winners,
    interviewed on his houseboat
  • Gordon Brown displaying an early obsession with economics.
Nisha Pillai - BBC

Testimonial

“An outstanding economics reporter on The Money Programme, Nisha had the rare combination of intellectual ability, curiosity and tenacity that took her to the heart of often complex issues. And the ability to translate her stories into straightforward narratives accessible to any viewer.”
David Nissan, Editor, The Money Programme 1988-1993

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