Tom Newton Dunn London, UK

  • Award-winning journalist
  • Political Editor, The Sun (2009-present)
  • Defence Editor, The Sun (2004-09)


Discussing the calls for Nick Clegg to quit (2014)
Discussing the calls for Nick Clegg to quit (2014)
Interviewed on Sky News (2012)
Interviewed on Sky News (2012)


Tom Newton Dunn is an award-winning journalist, who since 2009 has served as Political Editor of The Sun newspaper. He was previously the newspaper’s Defence Editor for five years.

Previously, Tom worked for The Daily Mirror newspaper as Defence Correspondent (2001-04) and was a news reporter from 1999 to 2001.

Tom regularly hosts BBC Radio 4 programmes including “The Week in Westminster” and “What the Papers Says”, and presents on Sky News, providing paper reviews and political commentary. He is also a regular commentator a variety of TV and radio programmes.

Tom was the ghost writer for two Sunday Times best-selling books, “Sniper One” (Penguin, 2007), which was described as “the most vivid account ever of total combat on Iraq’s frontline”; and “Apache” (Penguin, 2008). At the 2008 UK Press Gazette Awards, Tom was honoured as “Reporter of the Year”, and also picked up “Scoop of the Year” (which he was also short-listed for in 2013), and “Campaign of the Year”.

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