Krishnan Guru-Murthy , Presenter

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.

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Krishnan Guru-Murthy talks to Treasury Chief Secretary Liz Truss following OBR warning that tax rises may be needed to fund national debt.

  • 11 Jul 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…

  • 6 Jul 2018

    Owen Jones, who is part of the anti-Trump protest in London, and Drew Liquerman, the Republican Party spokesman abroad, discuss the President’s visit to the UK.

  • 4 Jul 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…

  • 2 Jul 2018

    In Syria, fighting has produced one of the biggest movements of people in recent times. Government forces have been waging a renewed assault against rebel fighters in the country’s south west. Since mid-June, towns in and around the province of Deraa have come under constant bombardment from regime forces,backed by President Assad’s Russian and Iranian allies.…

  • 2 Jul 2018

    Ben Rhodes played a key role in crafting both the Iran deal and the historic thawing in relations between the US and Cuba – and was by Obama’s side on all but one of his overseas trips. Here he gives his views on the world after Obama. Rhodes was deputy foreign policy advisor and speechwriter…

  • 29 Jun 2018

    Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat, who chairs the Commons foreign affairs committee, discusses our interview with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • 29 Jun 2018

    Vaughan Gething, the Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, discusses the Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s warning that Wales needs 100 more A&E consultants.

  • 27 Jun 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    Louise Theodosiou, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and video games expert and enthusiast Alysia Judge discuss Fortnite.

  • 26 Jun 2018

    It’s got kids obsessed, parents tearing their hair out and some schools calling for it to be banned. Fortnite is the video game of the year. It’s an astonishing success, but sparking lots of debate about gaming addiction, as the NHS opens its first clinic specialising in the condition. As a parent myself, I know…

  • 25 Jun 2018

    Even if you don’t remember the Kinks, you’ll know the songs, from Lola to Waterloo Sunset. They’ve been covered so many times and have made Sir Ray Davies one of Britain’s defining songwriters.

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Two years after Brexit what does Britain think about immigration? It was an issue that defined the referendum, and in the intervening months it has stayed high on the agenda. So while the scandal of how Windrush immigrants were treated by the Home Office saw the resignation of the Home Secretary, and discussions about the…

  • 22 Jun 2018

    Labour MP Rushanara Ali and Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell discuss Airbus.

  • 20 Jun 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…