Piers Morgan studied journalism at Harlow College and began his career as a reporter for The Wimbledon News and then as a columnist at The Sun.
In 1994 Rupert Murdoch appointed him the youngest ever editor of The News of the World, and the youngest national newspaper editor in Britain for 50 years.
Two years later he moved to be Editor of the Daily Mirror, where he served from 1995 until 2004.
After his controversial departure from the Mirror, Piers went on to become a No1 best-selling author, a regular media columnist and starred as a judge alongside Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent.
Piers has presented a number of UK TV shows – including The Dark Side of Fame, You Can’t Fire Me I’m Famous and Tabloid Tales.
His intimate and revealing interview talk show, Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, has been running for over ten years on ITV, celebrating the life and career of leading stars from entertainment, business and politics.
Known to United States viewers for his role as a judge for six years on America’s Got Talent, and winner of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice in 2009, Piers also hosted CNN’s Piers Morgan Live, the most distributed show in prime time around the world, from 2011 to 2014.
Piers currently hosts Good Morning Britain for ITV and is the presenter of Killer Women with Piers Morgan and Serial Killer with Piers Morgan, where Piers meets and interviews America’s most dangerous criminals.
These have aired in more than 70 countries including the United States.
Piers is also the US Editor-At-Large for DailyMail.Com and writes a regular column for The Mail on Sunday. He is the author The Insider, Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade, Don’t You Know Who I Am? Insider Diaries of Fame, Power and Naked Ambition, God Bless America, Misadventures of a Big Mouth Brit and Shooting Straight, Guns, Gays, God and George Clooney.