Simon Atkins

An accomplished TV producer and Presenter, Simon has worked on some of the biggest entertainment shows on TV including Strictly Come Dancing, The Voice and Big Brother.

Simon’s first break into UK television happened on the GMTV sofas back in 2008 when they led a search to find a new entertainment reporter. He went on to interview a host of famous faces; guest presented the weather and also fronted an episode of Toonatik, ITV’s Saturday morning children’s programme. A natural at live presenting, Simon fronted and produced his first TV chat show, Gossip Match. He also presented on This Morning as the Hub reporter and has presented all the backstage action for ITV’s All Star Mr and Mrs as well as producing the main show. Simon currently fronts Build, a live weekly show for AOL/Huff Post interviewing the biggest names in entertainment, fashion, TV and film.

Whilst Simon grew up in Ireland, his father Phillip and his family were raised in Thonze, Burma where he lived until he was 18 years old. Simon is a huge sports fanatic. He has completed the Dublin marathon and is a keen snowboarder. He also likes to spend his time listening to and writing music and is a classically trained flautist.


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Title RoleDetailsChannel
My Big Gay Jewish Conversion

Presenter/ ProducerIn this one-off documentary, Simon goes on a personal journey as a gay man to discover if he could convert to Judaism and whether it is worth sacrificing his Catholic upbringing.BBC 3
AOL Build Series

Presenter Simon interviews stars such as Priyanka Chopra and Kimberley Wyatt Online