Piers Morgan is a British journalist and media figure who attracted controversy as a tabloid editor for his aggressive tactics in breaking stories and who later achieved international fame as a television personality. Piers is joining News Corp as a presenter on their new television channel talkTV and as a columnist for The Sun and New York Post. The series will air in the UK, US, and Australia and is scheduled to launch in early 2022.
Piers began his Fleet Street career in 1988 at The Sun. In 1994, aged 29, he was appointed editor of the News of the World, which made him the youngest editor of a British national newspaper in more than half a century. From 1995-2004, he edited the Daily Mirror. He was then the editorial director of First News.
On television, he has hosted his own talk shows Piers Morgan's Life Stories, Piers Morgan Live, Good Morning Britain, and judged talent shows America's Got Talent and Britain's Got Talent. In 2008, he won the seventh season of the US Celebrity Apprentice.