Jenny Scott studied economics at King's College, Cambridge, before joining the Bank of England in 1992 as a professional economist. She moved to Reuters as a reporter in 1994 and after a posting to Amsterdam returned to the UK as an economics reporter. She joined the BBC's economics team in 2000, later becoming BBC Economics Correspondent. Since 2005 she has been Presenter, Daily Politics, on BBC 2. She is the author of The Living Economy (2000).