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
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.
The billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson has made it into the edge of space on board his own rocket ship, as the Virgin Atlantic craft made its first fully crewed test flight beyond Earth’s atmosphere.
Ministers are considering plans to allow NHS staff in England to be exempt from self-isolation if they’ve been fully vaccinated, as Covid cases across the country continue to soar – reaching levels last seen in the winter.
New research shows just 25 children and young people in England died from Covid during the first year of the pandemic – that’s 0.005 per cent of all those who had the virus.
It’s feared that hundreds of sudden deaths in Canada may have been caused by the record heatwave there, which has seen temperatures soaring to unprecedented highs.
At every game so far, England players have enjoyed the huge advantage of very large, and very loud home crowds roaring them onto Euro 2020 success.
With high rates of pollution in many of our built-up areas, the government has been trying to encourage city-dwellers out of their cars and onto bikes.
MPs have said they feel “deeply ashamed” of low conviction rates for rape cases in England and Wales, promising sweeping changes to the criminal justice system. But do they go far enough? Anja Popp reports.
Four years after the Grenfell Fire, disabled residents living above ground floor level across England say their lives are still being put at risk because tailored plans aren’t in place to safely evacuate them. The government is currently consulting on whether to make Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans – known as PEEPs – mandatory for buildings…
As countries mark World Ocean Day with pledges to clean up the seas and protect marine life, a groundbreaking scheme is aiming to put a million oysters back out to sea.
Thousands of holidaymakers have been scrambling to get back to the UK from Portugal before new quarantine rules come into force at 04:00 BST on Tuesday.