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 head of the World Health Organization has declared that the rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak is now a global emergency.
Passengers travelling from Dover must have their passports checked before they sail by French border staff.
Thousands of members of the RMT union will join the industrial action, bringing most of the country’s rail network to a standstill.
As temperatures have been rising this month, so too has the number of people attempting to cross the Channel in small boats. Over 1,000 have made the perilous journey this week alone, with 2022 set to be a record year. We speak to those currently camped out around Calais about whether the government’s plan to…
Human rights activists have been demonstrating at a detention centre near Gatwick Airport against the government’s plans to send asylum seekers on a one-way ticket to Rwanda.
Both had been members of the Ukrainian army for some years.
The family of a woman found dead after reporting being stalked by her colleague say a new Independent Office for Police Conduct investigation seems to confirm their worst nightmare that police didn’t fulfil their duty to investigate properly and that their daughter’s death might have been preventable.
In Bedford there’s a special take on the Platinum Jubilee, with a performance of ‘A Windrush Anthem’ by the Pegasus Opera company.
Many pet owners may wish they could clone their beloved pets. And the idea isn’t science fiction – if you have the money.
A Conservative MP has been arrested on suspicion of rape, abuse of position of trust and misconduct in public office – relating to alleged offences spanning seven years.
Given the gloom over rocketing fuel bills and rising inflation, it can be no surprise that families are tightening their belts. Now it’s starting to hit the economy – which shrank 0.1% in March. The cabinet met in Stoke-on-Trent today, with the prime minister and chancellor apparently warming to the idea of a windfall tax…
Around 60 people are now feared dead after a Russian bomb hit a school in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian forces say they’ve captured five villages on the outskirts of the country’s second city Kharkiv as part of a counter-offensive aimed at driving Russian forces out of the region.
The mother of Baby P, who died after months of abuse, could walk free from prison within weeks – after the Parole Board rejected a government challenge to keep her behind bars.
Government ministers have said that the MP who allegedly watched pornography on his phone in the main chamber of the Commons should be kicked out of parliament and out of the Conservative Party.