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Rebecca Pike is a business and economics correspondent for the BBC. She has worked as a reporter on a number of Radio and TV news programmes, including the Today programme, Radio 4’s Six o’clock News, Radio Five Live, BBC 1’s TV news bulletins and BBC News 24.


Pike attended Bedales School and Magdalen College, Oxford, where she studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

She is half Chinese. She is married with two children and lives in London


She started her career at the Express and Star in Wolverhampton before moving to the Daily Telegraph. She became the business presenter on the BBC Radio 2 Drivetime Show in 2006. Nicknamed Foxy (the Business Fox), she was on air with Chris Evans from Monday to Friday for her two daily slots at 5.30pm and 6.30pm.

Rebecca co-presented the Sony Radio Academy Awards nominations ceremony in 2008.

In 2009 she also worked as the main presenter of Wake Up To Money on BBC Radio Five Live.


Since January 2010 she is presenting the BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show with Simon Mayo.

Fox the Fox

The Chris Evans' Drivetime Show featured the popular "Fox the Fox" feature in which Pike was given a question submitted by a listener and provided her answer at the end of her second business news section one hour later. The theme tune of the slot is "Outfox the Fox", featuring Danny Kaye.

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