Emily Maitlis - Biography and Images

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Emily Maitlis is a presenter across much of the BBC’s core news output; presenting Newsnight, the main national bulletins and on the BBC News Channel.

Emily was previously the main presenter of BBC London News, presenting the main 1830 programme most weeknights.

Emily joined BBC London at its launch in 2001 and prior to this, she was a presenter with Sky News. During her time at the BBC, Emily has also presented Breakfast.

While at Sky, she covered many top stories including US presidential elections, the fall of Belgrade, the Afghan hostage crisis, the Concorde crash, various Mandelson resignations and the Tory leadership race.

Prior to this, she was a Business Correspondent for Sky News. She also spent six years working in the Far East.

Emily is married with a young son.