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.
A new film by one of the country’s leading directors: Sally Potter’s ‘The Roads Not Taken’ tackles dementia on the big screen.
We were joined by Conservative MP Sir Bob Neill, who chairs the Commons Justice Committee.
We were joined from Dublin by Ireland’s Europe minister, Thomas Byrne.
For weeks, we’ve heard anecdotal reports of people being told to travel tens – if not hundreds – of miles in order to have a Covid test.
We’re joined by Shadow Health Secretary, Jonathan Ashworth.
We’re joined by Democratic Congressman Brendan Boyle – who sits on the ways and means committee – which is the principal source of legislation relating to issues that include international trade agreements.
We were joined by the Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen, who has been an outspoken Eurosceptic.
Earlier we spoke to the Belgian MEP Philippe Lamberts, who sits on the European Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group
UAE and Israel deal timing ‘has more to do with upcoming US election’ than needs of Middle East – Jane Kinninmont
We spoke to Professor Julian Peto and Professor Christophe Fraser
We spoke to a Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza and to Sir David Omand.
We’re joined by Sam Nunberg, who was a political adviser to Donald Trump during his presidential campaign in 2016.
We spoke to two people involved in coming up with the three policy recommendations that Marcus Rashford has thrown his weight behind to tackle the issue of food poverty.
Matt Frei reports on how the massive shifts wrought by Covid-19 are forcing us to think again about what we want from where we live.
President Lukashenko is still trying to crush dissent. This programme has been told about the brutality faced by some of those opposed to his regime.