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
This programme has seen police documents revealing that serious complaints were made against a Warwickshire police investigator for twenty years – before he was finally arrested.
The family of headteacher Ruth Perry says “urgent lessons” must be learned after an inquest concluded that an Ofsted inspection contributed to her death.
An Ofsted inspector has told an inquest into the death of headteacher Ruth Perry that she was “very upset” during the inspection of her school, saying “she couldn’t show her face again”.
The chancellor says he will not implement tax cuts that would push up inflation.
The tech world is reeling after Open AI – the company behind ChatGPT – ousted its co-founder and CEO Sam Altman.
This programme understands that the Crown Prosecution Service is reviewing some cases where mental health was a factor and is considering whether those convictions are, in fact, in the public interest.
The Home Secretary Suella Braverman has claimed that tens of thousands of people who joined protests in support of Palestinians over the weekend were taking part in “hate marches”.
Hundreds of people have attended a rally in Trafalgar Square calling for the safe return of the hostages taken from Israel during the Hamas attacks two weeks ago. Many were carrying placards with the faces of those captured, and chanting ‘let my people go’. Yesterday we reported that more than 20 Labour councillors had resigned…
A coroner has concluded that NHS delays contributed to a decline in the mental health of Alice Litman – who took her own life last year after more than a thousand days waiting for gender-affirming healthcare. Her family says she’d been left to “languish”, and they will keep fighting for her and young trans people.…
It’s hard to imagine the anguish for the families of those taken hostage by Hamas, and also for the relatives of people now under bombardment in the Gaza strip. We went to speak to two British families with very different stories, both caught up in the agony of this latest violence.
A 36-year-old man has been remanded in custody over an alleged plot to kidnap and murder This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby.
The mother of a young transgender woman who took her own life has paid tribute at the inquest into her daughter’s death – describing her as “full of beauty and grace”.
Scotland Yard said they would be speaking again to the Sunday Times and Channel 4.
Aid organisations say diseases like cholera could spread, as well as severe shortages of food, clean water and medicines.
We’ve been to Honywood school in Essex which has had to close around half the school after they found Raac in the ceilings.