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.
We speak to Zarifa Ghafari, one of Afghanistan’s first female mayors, and Professor Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, from the University of Pittsburgh, who’s a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council as the US prepares to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, after two decades of conflict
President Biden has begun setting out his plans to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 this year. He will declare that “it’s time to end America’s longest war”.
Last August, Jacob Blake’s 29 year old son, also called Jacob Blake, was shot seven times in front of his children and left paralysed by a police officer in Kenosha as he resisted arrest and was in possession of a folding pocket-knife. It led to massive protests in which two people were killed. That officer,…
In the Derek Chauvin trial lawyers are trying to argue that drugs and a heart condition contributed to George Floyd’s death, and not the more than nine minutes that the former police officer knelt on his neck. But this whole trial has been overshadowed by the rising tensions over the death of a young Black…
DeRay McKesson is an activist and co-founder of Campaign Zero, an organisation that seeks to end police violence in America.
The dusk-to-dawn curfew to contain protest after the killing of another Black man at the hands of police was ignored by thousands last night.
We talk to the political strategist LaTosha Brown, who’s the co-founder of the Black Voters Matter group.
In the United States, a new wave of Black Lives Matter protests are beginning around the country at the killing of a young black man by police.
Dale Vince is a green energy industrialist and owner of ‘Ecotricity’. He’s also the owner of perhaps the greenest and only vegan football club, The Forest Green Rovers.
President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden have sent a message of condolence on behalf of the American people, paying tribute to the Duke’s charitable work and his “decades of devoted public service”.
Jacob Collier is a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. He talks to Krishnan about why he thinks it’s important to push the boundaries of music, the future relationship between technology and music and why the best music is yet to come.
We talk to Halima Begum, chief executive of the race equality think tank, The Runnymede Trust, and activist, satirist and author of ‘Think Like A White Man’, Nels Abbey.
We spoke to Samir Shah, a television producer, who’s one of the commissioners behind the report.
We speak to Eddie Glaude, professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University.
The former home secretary Sajid Javid has released a new report about the wider issue of child abuse in the UK, something he describes as an “epidemic”.