Fatima Manji


Fatima Manji is a News Correspondent and regularly reports on a range of national and international stories.

Her broadcasting has included telling the story of the migration crisis from the borders of Europe, interviewing victims of ISIS atrocities in Iraq and challenging politicians here in the UK during the referendum campaign. She also occasionally presents the programme from the studio. Fatima has won a number of awards for her journalism and in 2015 she was a finalist for the Royal Television Society's Young Journalist of the Year.

During the last General Election she presented Britain's first ever Alternative Election Debate featuring young party leaders facing a live audience on Channel 4. Fatima joined Channel 4 News in 2012 and previously worked as a reporter and video journalist at the BBC.

  • Published on 27 Feb 2017

    The award for best performance at an awards ceremony goes to – well, no-one at last night’s Oscars, which ended in chaos after the wrong film was declared the winner.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections ,

    In Copeland, where Theresa May hailed what she called the Conservatives’ “astounding” victory, Labour’s recriminations are only just beginning.

  • Published on 17 Feb 2017

    Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has appealed to members to support him after the backlash over false claims that he’d lost close personal friends at Hillsborough. And support he got. Delegates at the party’s conference in Bolton gave him a standing ovation as he declared he’d been the target of a “cruel and almost evil smear…

  • Published on 16 Feb 2017 Sections , ,

    Elif Shafak is a household name in Turkey, where she is one of the country’s most widely read and controversial authors. Her writing has defended minorities. At one stage she was prosecuted by the government. But above all she is fascinated by the struggle for Turkey’s soul between the religious and the secular. This is…

  • Published on 15 Feb 2017 Sections

    One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, 85 per cent of those in the first 12 weeks.

  • Published on 10 Feb 2017 Sections

    Conservative MP and former Army captain Johnny Mercer, who chaired the parliamentary inquiry into the Iraq abuse claims investigation.

  • Published on 7 Feb 2017 Sections , ,

    Amnesty International says that up to 13,000 people have been secretly executed in a Syrian jail.

  • Published on 28 Jan 2017

    It’s a year since the Oscars ‘so white’ controversy when no actors of colour were nominated for an award. Now there’s Moonlight. It was shot in an impoverished part of Miami, where its director Barry Jenkins grew up with his drug addicted mother. Fatima Manji went to ask him about the film’s eight Oscar nominations.

  • Published on 26 Jan 2017 Sections ,

    Jeremy Corbyn faces rebellion over his backing for Theresa May’s Brexit Bill to trigger Article 50. Tulip Siddiq quits the front bench saying she’ll fight a hard Brexit from the backbenches – and there could be more resignations to come.

  • Published on 22 Jan 2017 Sections , ,

    The Prime Minister says she’s hoping to “build on the special relationship” in her talks with Mr Trump. But she warned that she would not be afraid to say if she found something unacceptable. The President certainly seems to believe he can develop a chemistry with Mrs May, reportedly referring to her as “my Maggie”,…

  • Published on 21 Jan 2017

    In London, thousands of women – and some men – hit the pavements in protest against the Trump presidency. Fatima Manji will pull together the international sights and sounds.

  • Published on 16 Jan 2017 Sections

    Loretta Napoleoni, an expert on terrorist financing who advises several governments and international organisations on counter-terrorism, and the journalist Graeme Wood, who has written extensively about the motivations behind IS.

  • Published on 29 Dec 2016 Sections

    Hollywood star Debbie Reynolds has died of a suspected stroke – just a day after her daughter Carrie Fisher passed away. According to her son Todd – she said “I want to be with Carrie – and then she was gone”. Reynolds – who was 84 – first rose to stardom in Singing in the…

  • Published on 17 Dec 2016 Sections

    He had gone to Pakistan to attend a family gathering, but a British grandfather never returned home, after being gunned down with his two brothers in a Karachi suburb. But one family’s tragedy is a reality for thousands more in a country, where critics say the government is not doing enough to protect minority groups.

  • Published on 12 Dec 2016 Sections

    A man has been arrested at a south London railway station after another man was stabbed. Eyewitnesses said the suspect was shouting “death to Muslims”.