Harry Wallop

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Harry Wallop

Harry Wallop

Journalist, Broadcaster, Author
United Kingdom

Harry Wallop is a consumer journalist, features writer, columnist and broadcaster.

After spending more than a decade at the Daily Telegraph as its retail editor, award-winning consumer affairs editor, 'Dad of 4' columnist and senior feature writer he is now freelance and writes for a variety of national newspapers and magazines, including the Times, Daily Mail, Financial Times and Tatler.

Harry regularly presents Channel 4's Dispatches programmes including Secrets of Sports Direct and Secrets of Poundland which both achieved record ratings. His most recent films include Secrets of Cadbury and The Great Housing Scandal.

Most recently Harry presented The Department of Complaints on More 4, where he led a team helping customers who had faulty goods. Harry also has a regular slot on Channel 5's The Gadget Show discussing top tips for consumer technology. 

Harry also presented the 8 part Channel 4 series Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade, the two-part programme, Something for Nothing, on Channel 4 which looked at how you can live well for free. Harry also presented two series of Channel 4's Superscrimpers and Food: What Goes in Your Basket.

He is a regular talking head on BBC News, Breakfast, Good Morning Britain, Sky News and Radio 4 on topics as broad as gadgets and internet privacy rows to the music industry and green issues.

Harry's first book Consumed, was published in January 2013.

Before joining The Daily Telegraph, he worked for the Investors Chronicle, the leading weekly magazine that covers the London stock markets, writing about food, retail and consumer companies.

He went to University College, Oxford, where he read modern history.