Piers Morgan started his journalism career as a reporter for The Wimbledon News and then as a columnist at The Sun. In 1994, when Morgan was 28 years old, 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 the Daily Mirror, where he served as editor-in-chief from 1995 until 2004. The paper won numerous journalistic awards including Newspaper of the Year at the prestigious British Press Awards in 2002 for its coverage of 9/11. After his controversial departure from the Mirror, Morgan went on to become a best-selling author, a regular media columnist, and host of his own interview programs on the BBC and ITV, as well as appear as a judge alongside Simon Cowell on the No.1-rated show Britain's Got Talent.
Since then, Piers has presented a number of TV shows - including The Dark Side of Fame, You Can't Fire Me, I'm Famous and Tabloid Tales for BBC1. Morgan is also the host of the popular television interview program Piers Morgan's Life Stories, an intimate and revealing interview chat show, celebrating the life and career of leading stars from entertainment, business and politics. Launched in 2009, Piers Morgan's Life Stories has been consistently the No. 1-rated talk show in Britain for the last two years.
Known to United States viewers primarily for his role as a judge on NBC's No.1-rated America's Got Talent, and winner of Celebrity Apprentice in 2009. In January 2011, Piers Morgan joined CNN as host of "Piers Morgan Tonight", replacing Larry King Live, the show is an in-depth newsmaker interview program on the network that also airs worldwide on CNN International in more than 200 countries.
His first book published in 2005, "The Insider, Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade," became an instant number one bestseller and sequel "Don't You Know Who I Am? Insider Diaries of Fame, Power and Naked Ambition" topped the bestselling list. The next installment, "God Bless America, Misadventures of a Big Mouth Brit," is out now. In addition, Piers writes a regular column for The Mail on Sunday on sports and his diaries appear in their supplement Live Magazine.
Morgan is based in New York, and will also work from Los Angeles and London.