Kathryn Samson , Scotland Correspondent

Kathryn Samson is Channel 4 News' Scotland Correspondent.

As an award-winning Scottish journalist, Kathryn has over 15 years of experience in television news, bringing a distinctive flair to some of the UK’s major stories of the past decade, from Brexit to the pandemic.

Based in Channel 4 News’ Glasgow bureau, she brings the latest in news, politics and social affairs from right across the country.

Before joining ITN, Kathryn served as STV's Westminster Editor. She has worked across multiple national newsrooms and has reported in both the Scottish Parliament and Westminster, including as Political Correspondent for both ITV News and ITV Border, and in broadcast journalism for BBC Scotland
Last year Kathryn was awarded Royal Television Society Nations and Regions Presenter of the Year and STV Journalist of the Year in 2020.

She has interviewed leading figures in UK politics including Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon and Sir Keir Starmer, secured numerous exclusives and broken stories of political resignations on air.