Matt Frei is Europe Editor and Presenter at Channel 4 News.
This year he has led the Channel 4 News coverage of events in Ukraine from the crash site of Malaysia flight MH17, to the tensions in Crimea and reported live from Independence Square on Kiev’s bloodiest day. He has also secured major interviews with Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Prior to his appointment as Europe Editor for Channel 4 News, Frei was the Washington Correspondent for two years and has reported on the Americas on everything from business and culture to US foreign policy and its view of the world.
He is also part of the presenting team across Channel 4's news and current affairs portfolio, including the award-winning Dispatches programme.
Matt previously anchored the BBC World News America bulletin and was also Washington Correspondent. He presented a weekly radio show called Americana, and in two decades at the corporation reported from Bonn, Rome, Bosnia, Kosovo, North Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore.
He is the author of two books: Italy: The Unfinished Revolution published in 1996 by Random House and Mandarin books and Only In America published in 2008 by 4th Estate.
The red carpet is unrolled, the gold statues have been polished and the stars are heading to tonight’s Oscar ceremony in Hollywood. And with them – the unlikely figure of Hala Kamil, a Syrian refugee who escaped her war-torn country to find sanctuary in Germany. Her story has been told in the Oscar nominated documentary…
Matt Frei spoke to one of America’s foremost political broadcasters – Chuck Todd of NBC’s meet the press about Trump and his administrations relationship with the press.
Sue Mi Terry, a former CIA analyst on North Korea who also served as director for Korea and Japan at the US National Security Council.
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage.
Former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell.
Labour MP Heidi Alexander, she resigned from Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet because of doubts about his leadership in the wake of the EU referendum, and the former Work and Pensions Secretary and Brexit campaigner Iain Duncan Smith discuss Tony Blair’s speech and what it means for current Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Conservative MP and Leave campaigner, Kwasi Kwarteng, and economist Vicky Pryce.
Where Donald Trump wanted to hold Theresa May’s hand, the front runner in France’s Presidential election race promises: “I will be pretty tough on the British Government.” In his first UK television interview since he came to the fore, Emmanuel Macron says that, if Britain leaves the EU, we can be certain he won’t soften.
Ted Malloch, who’s worked as an adviser to Donald Trump and is being lined up to become the next US ambassador to the EU.
The French Presidential candidate, Francois Fillon, has launched a fightback against claims that he should quit the race over payments to his wife and children for parliamentary work.
The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has launched her presidential campaign – hoping to cash in on the kind of populism that propelled Donald Trump to power.
From Paris we were joined by Pierre Haski, former deputy editor of Liberation who is now the CEO of the French independent news website Rue89.
It faces a real challenge in the Stoke Central by-election in a few weeks’ time. Maybe today’s announcement by the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell of more money for the north and a fairer share of funding between London and the North is a mere coincidence. He tells me his announcement is nothing to do with…
Does the left hand of the US Government know what the right hand is tweeting? Is the Labour Party in trouble in the North? And the author of American Psycho talks Donald Trump.
Theresa May has promised her European counterparts that Britain will stay a “reliable partner” after Brexit at talks in Malta ahead of a European Council summit.