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 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.
It’s just days before the new academic year begins – but more than 100 schools across England are scrambling to find temporary new classrooms after potentially dangerous concrete was discovered. And, the Government has admitted more schools might be affected too, as engineers spend the weekend checking premises around the country. Unions are furious that…
The Education Secretary Gillian Keegan tonight defended her ‘cautious approach’, hours after causing consternation amongst teachers, parents and pupils in England a matter of days before the start of term. Labour and teaching unions rounded on the government, with the National Education Union describing the situation as “absolutely disgraceful”.
Another controversial anti pollution strategy – London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone – has just been expanded to the whole of Greater London – meaning drivers whose vehicles don’t meet minimum emission standards will have to pay a daily £12.50 fee. The city’s mayor Sadiq Khan said it would help five million people breathe cleaner air.…
The Home Secretary Suella Braverman has said police should investigate every theft – insisting they should follow all reasonable leads to catch offenders – as part of new guidelines issued to forces across England and Wales.
More than three million people in England who are in work and rent their own homes don’t have enough savings to pay their rent for a month, if they lose their job.
The Northern Ireland chief constable has admitted that information about thousands of police officers and staff which was mistakenly made public in a data breach is now in the hands of dissident republicans.
More than 12,000 jobs are at risk after the budget homewares chain Wilko collapsed into administration.
11 people have died after a fire ripped through a property in eastern France which was being used as a holiday home for people with disabilities.
There’s said to be little danger of an election being influenced after hackers targeted the Electoral Commission.
It’s been six months since two massive earthquakes tore through southeast Turkey and northern Syria, leaving fifty thousand people dead. Countless more were made homeless when entire towns and cities were turned to rubble.
Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged his supporters to turn out on the streets in protest – after he was handed a three year jail sentence over corruption allegations. Police arrested Mr Khan at his home this morning, taking him to a prison near the capital Islamabad. He’s strongly denied the charges –…