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Sophy Ridge is a presenter for Sky News

Since joining Sky News, Sophy has covered a broad range of political stories and has travelled with the Prime Minister to Afghanistan, New York and Brazil.

She was based in Colorado for the Sky News’ coverage of the US elections and is known for her round the clock broadcasting at the annual party conferences and during the closure of the News of the World.

Previously to joining Sky News in 2011, she worked for the News of the World focusing on political, business and consumer stories.

Ridge has won several journalism awards, including the MHP 30 Under 30 Gold Award, the Headline Money rising star award, top-rated female political blogger in the Total Politics Blog Awards 2011 with her Waste Watch blogging website and was short-listed as Young Journalist of the Year in the Royal Television Society Awards in 2013.

She is a keen contributor to the Sky News website and iPad app and enjoys using social media such as Twitter and Instagram to widen the news provider’s audience.

Sky News is launching a new dynamic Sunday morning programme hosted by former political correspondent, Sophy Ridge. ‘Sophy Ridge on Sunday’ will be a one hour programme broadcast at 10am that will focus on the political week in Westminster and what it means for the…

Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge previews Election Night programme 2017. The pair will be on air from 9pm on Thursday 8th June.

The polls are open in the 2017 General Election and will close at 10pm tonight, when the results of the exit poll will be revealed. The broadcasters’ exit poll, carried out by Ipsos MORI and GfK for the BBC, ITV News, and Sky News will…

A little look at the set for tomorrow night's #Vote2017 election results programme – @skynews from 9pm #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/m3aHhaue7P — Sky News PR Team (@SkyNewsPR) June 7, 2017 Sky’s main election programme – presented by Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge – is on air from…

  • John Francis

    The most switched on of the current selection of news reporters; perfect diction ( what a nice change) and very analytical in her reporting. And as a red blooded male, a pleasure to watch.