Krishnan Guru-Murthy is one of the main anchors of Channel 4 News.
He also fronts Channel 4 News' podcast 'Ways to Change the World' which interviews one guest at length each week about the big ideas in their lives and the events that have helped shape their thinking.
Since joining the team in 1998 he has fronted big events from the Omagh bombing, 9/11, the Mumbai attacks, to special war reports from Syria, Yemen and Gaza. Having covered five British general elections he does special political shows for Channel 4 such as the "Ask the Chancellors" debate.
Krishnan reports for the foreign affairs series Unreported World and commentates on major live events for Channel 4 such as the Paralympics Ceremonies. He also anchors controversial programmes outside the news including the first live televised "Autopsy".
His TV career began at the age of eighteen presenting youth television for the BBC. He went on to present, report and produce a variety of programmes from Newsround to Newsnight.
Joining me now to discuss the character and relatability of both party leaders are Guto Harri, who was Boris Johnson’s communications chief during part of his time as London Mayor, and Owen Jones who’s been an aide to senior Labour figures and is now an activist and journalist.
Each week throughout this election, we’re bringing together panels of people who have worked at the very top of British politics – and know what it’s like to be on the inside of a political campaign.
Joining us now from Leicester is the Shadow Health and Social Care Secretary – Jon Ashworth.
Esther Duflo won 2019’s Nobel prize for economics with her partner Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Together they’ve written a new book called ‘Good Economics for Hard Times’ which seeks to answer some of the world’s biggest social and political questions. A resident professor at MIT, Esther talks to Krishnan about what it’s like to win the…
Minette Batters is president of the National Farmers’ Union.
Labour’s Brexit Secretary, Keir Starmer has been telling people today that if they want to fight to remain, they should vote Labour. So how should people who want to fight to leave vote?
As the Conservative Party continues to sell their Brexit deal during this election campaign, Labour still seem to be trying to walk a little more of a tightrope.
Samantha Power talks to Krishnan about disagreeing with the former President, her reflections on the conflict in Syria and why she is an idealist in an ever-changing world.
The Government has once again refused to release a report on alleged Russian interference in UK elections until after voters go to the polls in December.
With Parliament dissolving tonight, what’s been dubbed the most important election in a generation will be in full swing by tomorrow morning.
Joining me now are Labour’s Rosie Duffield, who sits on the Department for Work and Pensions select committee, and the president of the Liberal Democrats, Baroness Sal Brinton.
I spoke to Marco Lima, an Amazon researcher – and he told me he was concerned by the rise in tension between Guajajara’s tribal members and the illegal loggers.
I spoke to the polling expert John Curtice – who’s professor of politics at the University of Strathclyde. I asked him first why people think this election is difficult to call.
The image that sums up Barack Obama’s inaugural presidential campaign – and, perhaps the most famous work by street artist Shepard Fairey, who’s made a thirty year career out of his uplifting, progressive designs – creating images that went viral, before there was such a thing as viral. Now along with an exhibition of his…
Joining me now is the Conservative MP Bim Afolami – who’s on the all party Climate Change committee, Cat Smith who’s the MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood – neighbouring the Cuadrilla fracking site – and the Green party co-leader Jonathan Bartley.