James Naughtie is a radio and news presenter for the BBC. From 1994 until 2015 he was one of the main presenters of Radio 4's Today programme.

In 2016 he retired from regular presenting duties on Today as is now its Special Correspondent and Books Editor, contributing a book review to the Saturday morning editions of Today. In his 21-plus years on Today, Naughtie had anchored every BBC Radio UK election results programme since 1997 and had worked on every US presidential election since 1988. He was named as journalist of the year at the 1984 Scottish Press Awards and was voted Sony Radio Awards Radio Personality of the Year in 1991 and Voice of the Listener & Viewer Award in 2001. He served as chancellor of the University of Stirling and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the university in 2001. Naughtie chaired the judges of the inaugural 2010 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in March 2017. Naughtie has written a number of books on subjects such as politics, music and history.