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
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned that he’ll have to make some tough decisions in next week’s Budget in order to repair the gaping hole in the public finances caused by the pandemic.
We speak to one family whose 13-year-old daughter has Down’s syndrome but can’t be given the vaccine under the current regime.
Almost two million more people in England have suddenly been asked to shield after a new model was developed to take other risk factors like ethnicity and postcodes into account.
The epidemic is finally shrinking, although scientists warn that the number of Covid cases, and patients in hospital, remains perilously high.
A man who targeted hundreds of young boys, by setting up fake social media profiles and duping them into sending him indecent images, has been jailed for 25 years.
Heavy snow and bitterly cold weather are sweeping parts of the country – with amber warnings of snow across east and southeast England. Forecasters have warned of “significant disruption” into Monday – as Storm Darcy brings strong easterly winds from Ukraine and the Black Sea. Anja Popp was in Aylesford in Kent.
A near-total internet blackout is now in force in Myanmar, where the leaders of a military coup are facing a rising tide of protests. The streets of the city of Yangon were filled with angry demonstrators, demanding the release of the country’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi who was detained following the army take-over…
Last week we reported on how hundreds of students from overseas had been forced to use a food bank in East London as the lockdown meant they were unable to earn money to support themselves.
Often their parents are unable to support them, forcing many to queue outside food banks just to get by.
We’ve discovered Covid has left huge numbers of them queueing up for food banks, crammed into terrible accommodation, trying to study online while sharing rooms with four or five others and feeling totally abandoned by their universities.
The mother of a teenage boy who died after an attack by a group of youths says she heard the gunfire which killed him.
We spoke to a woman who’s had her trial date delayed three times since the pandemic, as lawyers warn the system was in trouble.
The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said he hopes everyone over the age of 18 will be offered the covid vaccine by September. He was speaking as 10 new mass vaccination centres are set to open in the next week. But the head of NHS England has warned that Covid patients are being admitted to…
India has launched one of the world’s biggest and most ambitious vaccination drives against for its 1.3 billion citizens. The government aims to administer 300 million coronavirus jabs by August – with healthcare workers first in line for the vaccine. India has registered more than 10.5 million coronavirus cases, the second highest in the world,…
Hundreds of thousands of small businesses which were forced to close during the first national lockdown could now get payouts from their insurance companies after a ruling by the Supreme Court. The test case was brought by the City watchdog after some firms complained they had been refused claims under their business interruption insurance policies.…