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.
We’re joined from Westminster by Shadow Secretary of Defence John Healey.
We spoke to Nebal Farsakh who is a spokesperson for the Palestine Red Crescent Society and we began by asking her to paint us a picture of what healthcare is like now in Gaza.
The World Health Organisation says Gaza’s second biggest hospital – which Israeli forces stormed on Thursday – is no longer functional.
The subject of God and politics has long fascinated American actor and filmmaker Robert Reiner. The veteran Democrat supporter’s latest film is called “God and Country”.
We spoke to Professor Mark Galeotti, who’s a senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute and the author of Putin’s Wars. We started by asking him the significance of Navalny’s body going missing.
Jamie Driscoll is the independent Mayor for the North of Tyne region and joins us from Jarrow.
We were joined by Ayesha Hazarika. She’s a broadcaster and former adviser to Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband who is shortly to become a Labour member of the House of Lords.
So what’s it been like to work in the public sector without a functioning government? We are joined by Dr Tom Black, who chairs the BMA Northern Ireland committee and Jaquie White, who’s head of the Ulster teachers union.
We spoke to Alex Kane, a columnist for the Belfast Telegraph amongst others, and a former director of communications for the Ulster Unionist Party.
We spoke to Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald and began by asking her how she feels today.
We spoke to Muhammad Yunus’s daughter Monica – before his appeal date was set. She claims his treatment amounts to harassment.
Almost two years since Russia launched its full scale war in Ukraine – we speak to a man who witnessed and recorded some of the worst brutality of the war. The AP journalist Mstyslav Chernov, together with two colleagues, arrived in Mariupol just an hour before the invasion. He began filming and didn’t stop for…
Earlier we spoke to Democratic pollster and political strategist, Simon Rosenberg.
We spoke to veteran pollster and political strategist Frank Luntz.
We’re joined by former Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson – who tried for the Republican nomination himself but has now thrown his support behind Nikki Haley.