Anja Popp is an award-winning reporter, covering human-interest, counterculture and justice stories both at home and abroad.
In 2019, Anja was awarded the RTS Young Talent of the Year award and later won a Mind Media award with her team. In 2018 she was part of a three-person team shortlisted for an Orwell Award.
She began her Channel 4 News career in Washington DC as an intern in 2014, and has since been a guest booker and a producer, before becoming a reporter in 2018.
Anja regularly reports on Channel 4 News’ Uncovered series on Facebook, her film on Femicide in Mexico was nominated for an RTS award in 2020.
Anja has also worked on several Channel 4 Dispatches programmes, first as a researcher and imbedded undercover reporter, and most recently reporting on an hour-long investigation
A joint investigation from police and fire watchdogs has found that police are failing to protect women by imposing restraining orders or bail conditions on men accused of domestic abuse, harassment, stalking and even rape.
At least ten people have died and dozens are missing after catastrophic flooding in the US state of Tennessee.
Thousands have rallied in central London in solidarity with the Afghan people – some of them with friends or relatives still trapped in the country.
In Haiti, almost 1,300 people are now confirmed to have died in Saturday’s earthquake. Thousands more are injured or homeless.
Teams of firefighters and residents on the Greek island of Evia are tonight finally beginning to bring the wildfires under control.
As we drive north on the island of Evia in Greece the sky turns from blue to grey and the ashen remains from the wildfires haunt the landscape.
Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burn out of control for a sixth day. Firefighters are battling flames on several fronts across the north of Evia, a large island east of Athens. But those who have lost their homes and livelihoods are growing…
Thousands more people forced to flee their homes. Some rescued by boat to escape the advancing flames. Fires are raging across Greece for a fifth night running – fuelled by a combination of fierce winds and record high temperatures that’s created furnace like conditions which the emergency services are struggling to keep under control
Krystina Timanovskaya has been speaking to the world’s press about how a conversation with her grandmother persuaded that she should not return to Belarus for her own safety.
She refused to fly home from Tokyo on Monday, saying she was being removed from the Olympics under duress.
An inquest has been told that convicted terrorist Sudesh Amman was released from prison despite concerns by the authorities that he had retained his extremist views, just 10 days before he stabbed two passers by in a south London street before being shot dead by police. Amman had been automatically released in January 2020 after…
Some villages in Germany hit by last week’s devastating floods could be left unable to restore power and drinking water supplies for months due to the extent of the damage.
Angela Merkel has promised quick financial aid for the parts of western Germany devastated by flooding and has vowed to step up efforts to tackle climate change.
The true scale of the devastation caused by floods in parts of Western Europe has been laid bare as water levels drop.
At least 42 people have died and dozens are missing in Germany after catastrophic floods in the west of the country.