Cathy Newman is one of Channel 4 News’ main studio presenters.

She joined Channel 4 News as political correspondent in January 2006 after eight years writing for the Financial Times. Cathy is an award-winning investigative journalist whose scoops have allegations of sexual harassment in Westminster, an investigation into a British paedophile who abused vulnerable boys in Kenya; and allegations of violent abuse by the British barrister John Smyth. She was the only broadcast journalist to travel with Angelina Jolie and the then foreign secretary William Hague to the Congo as part of their campaign against sexual violence.Cathy’ first book Bloody Brilliant Women was published in 2018.