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.
There are no official figures out yet, but Iran’s state media says turnout in Friday’s election was a record low of 41 percent.
Earlier we spoke to Mohammad Hashemi – a political analyst in Tehran.
Here in Iran, they’ve just extended voting in their parliamentary elections til midnight. The regime kept the polls open in the hope more people would show.
We spoke to the exiled Russian journalist, Mikhail Zygar. I started by asking him if he was surprised that so many people came out to Navalny’s funeral in Moscow given the fact that the Kremlin was warning that they would be breaking the law.
We were joined by Sadegh Zibakalam, an outspoken academic and author here in Iran, who has been imprisoned in the past for speaking out against the Iranian regime.
In Iran, the regime’s popularity will be put to the test tomorrow in the first election since the mass protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody. It’s been imploring people to come out and make their voices heard by voting – amid concerns of a record low turnout. But the mass…
We spoke to Aaron David Miller, who’s a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a former State Department diplomat who’s spent decades negotiating for peace in the Middle East. We began by asking how an event like today’s killing of Gazans waiting for food, could impact the ceasefire talks.
James Timpson, CEO of the Timpson’s Group tells Krishnan Guru-Murthy the secrets behind his unconventional leadership style and why fostering a culture of kindness, giving ex-prisoners a second chance and cultivating a happy workforce are key to his business’s ethos, in In this episode of Ways to Change the World.
We’re joined by Foad Izadi, professor of world studies at University of Tehran.
In Gaza, following the Hamas attack on October 7th, the Israeli response has been overwhelming.
In two day’s time Iranians will vote to renew their parliament in a key test for the country’s regime, the test being how many people will show up to the polls and not necessarily who will win.
We spoke to Avi Hyman, a spokesperson for the Israeli government
We spoke to the former Conservative party chair, Baroness Warsi and asked her why Rishi Sunak saying Lee Anderson was wrong wasn’t good enough.
What does the subject of Lee Anderson’s comments make of all this?
We were joined by Labour MP Lucy Powell, who serves as the shadow leader of the House of Commons.