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.
A former vicar who bullied and psychologically abused men and boys was protected by a church culture where he was “untouchable”.
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Professor Anthony Harnden is deputy chair of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, which advises UK health departments on immunisation.
We spoke to the Foreign Office Minister responsible for the Middle East and North Africa, Conservative MP James Cleverly. We started by asking whether the reported foreign aid cuts to Syria would be reconsidered.
We speak to David Challen, who’s mother Sally was jailed for killing her husband, but was released two and a half years ago in a landmark case which recognised that she had been the victim of “coercive control”.
We talk to Bell Ribeiro-Addy, the Labour MP for the area in London where Sarah Everard was last seen, and Andrea Simon, director of the End Violence Against Women Coalition.
We spoke to the Conservative MP Maria Miller, former chair of the Women and Equalities Committee
We spoke to Labour MP Harriet Harman, who is chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights and is planning an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.
We spoke to Victor Olisa, former chief superintendent for the Metropolitan Police. He was also the Met’s director of inclusion and diversity.
It remains Britain’s worst mass shooting and led to a tightening of gun laws in this country – laws which have been held up as a model around the world.
One Labour MP, Rushanara Ali, lived in constant fear after one of her constituents, Hussain Sha, bombarded her with hundreds of abusive emails, threatening to go to her office with a handgun.
We spoke to Conservative MP Caroline Nokes, chair of the Women and Equalities committee.
The singer, songwriter and presenter, Jamelia, has accused sections of the media of racist reporting in relation to a member of her family.
We talk to Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Barclay.
Saleh Saeed, chief executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee