Ben Wright is a political correspondent for BBC News.
He was formerly Chief Political Correspondent for BBC Radio 4, having been appointed to the position in March 2012. He became Washington Correspondent in December 2012 before moving back to London.
Prior to being appointed a BBC political correspondent in March 2008, Wright had worked on a number of programmes, including The World at One, Today, PM, and The Daily Politics.
Wright was appointed political correspondent along with Iain Watson as replacements for the departing James Hardy and Guto Harri.
He has worked extensively for the BBC, covering stories around the world, including India, Africa, the United States and mainland Europe. Wright currently focuses primarily on issues relating to British politics.