Cathy Newman is the first female main presenter of Channel 4 News.
She joined the programme in 2006 and has broadcast a string of scoops, including allegations of violent abuse against the British barrister John Smyth, sexual harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, and an investigation into a British sex offender, Simon Harris, which saw him jailed for 17 years.
Previously Cathy spent over a decade working in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times.
Her book - Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries & Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention - about female pioneers in 20th century Britain, was published in autumn 2018.
Her second book, It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared To Be Different, is published on October 15, 2020.
In her spare time, Cathy is a keen amateur violinist, and plays in The Statutory Instruments quartet with members of parliament and Westminster staff.
In 2000, Cathy won the prestigious Laurence Stern Fellowship, spending four months at the Washington Post.
She is married with two children.
Sammie McFarland, whose 14-year-old daughter has had Covid and is still unwell, is the founder of Long Covid Kids, a group of parents who are worried about the long-term impact of the virus on their children and believe schools aren’t safe to reopen.
We spoke to the Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield.
They can’t go to school, they can’t see friends. Their exams are up in the air. University, a job, a future, none of it seems remotely possible in any normal way.
Hao Wu’s ’76 Days’ was filmed inside four Wuhan hospitals during its lockdown – by his two co-directors.
Prof Sir John Bell is Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford and sits on the government’s taskforce.
Dr David Bell wrote an internal report in 2018, raising the concerns brought to him by colleagues about the way the Gender Identity Development Service was treating patients.
Judges declared in December that children under 16 were unlikely to be able to consent to hormone treatments to stop the onset of puberty.
We spoke to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock and began by asking what effect the sheer number of Covid deaths announced today have on him.
We spoke to London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan. With hospitalisations falling slightly in the capital and with infection rates edging down, we began by asking if the current restrictions were working.
Prof Devi Sridhar is chair of global public health at Edinburgh University.
We speak to the Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth.
Elliot Colburn is the MP for Carshalton, the location of the hospital in Victoria Macdonald’s report.
With London struggling to control its coronavirus crisis – the worst hit area in the capital – and indeed in Britain – is Barking and Dagenham.
More black, more female and employing more disabled people. That’s what Lenny Henry says broadcasters must become or they risk viewers switching off.
One MP who made an impassioned speech in the Commons earlier about the dangers of a lockdown was Conservative Sir Charles Walker.