Krishnan Guru-Murthy is one of the main anchors of Channel 4 News.
Since joining the team in 1998 he has fronted big events from the Omagh bombing and 9/11 to special war coverage and the Mumbai attacks. Having covered five British general elections he does special political shows for Channel 4 such as the "Ask the Chancellors" debate. Krishnan 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.
Married with two children Krish also writes Gurublog.
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