General Election 2017 – Reporters

John Pienaar is the BBC’s Deputy Political Editor. John started covering politics for the BBC in 1992 as a Political Correspondent and has worked on the full range of BBC news and current affairs programmes including the One, Six and… Read more

Name: Elizabeth (Beth) Frances Rigby Date of Birth: born 1976 Network: Sky News Biography: Beth Rigby is Political Editor at Sky News. Formerly of the Times and FT. She joined the FT in 1998 as a graduate trainee (she has… Read more

Tamara Cohen is a Political correspondent at Sky News Before joining Sky in April 2016, Tamara worked at the Daily Mail as a political correspondent. She first joined the newspaper as a general news reporter in 2008, then moved on… Read more

Eleanor Garnier is a political reporter at the BBC, mainly working on the Daily and Sunday Politics Show. Garnier thought she’d end up doing a job in sport but work experience at Channel 4 News during a university summer holiday… Read more

Emily Morgan is a Health correspondent for ITV News. She was previously a political correspondent based in Westminster for ITV. Tweets by emilymorganitv

Alex Forsyth is a Political reporter at BBC News Previously, Alex was home affairs correspondent for BBC South. Before joining the BBC, Forsyth was a general reporter on the Portsmouth regional newspaper, before moving to ‘The News’ to head up… Read more

Darren McCaffrey is a former news corespondent for Sky News. Previously he worked as Dublin correspondent for Sky before joining Euronews in 2018. Prior to moving to Dublin, Darren was a political reporter and a producer in Sky News’ Westminster… Read more

Name: Laura Juliet Kuenssberg Age: years old Date of Birth: 8th August 1976 Network: BBC News Biography: Laura Kuenssberg is the BBC’s Political Editor. Laura was born in Italy and grew up in Glasgow. Before studying history at Edinburgh University,… Read more

Lorna Gordon is Scotland Correspondent for BBC News.

Norman Smith – born 30th April 1959 in Kensington, London – is Assistant Political Editor of the BBC. He began his career in regional newspapers in Birmingham and Bristol, before joining the BBC as a local radio reporter in 1986…. Read more

Robert Peston – born 25 April 1960 – is a presenter of ITV. He is the Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show ‘Peston’ on Wednesday nights. From February 2006 until March 2014, he… Read more

Chris Ship is a British journalist and newscaster, working for ITV News. He studied Media and French at Sussex University and was appointed Senior Political Correspondent for the ITN-produced service in 2008 – promoted from Political Correspondent, as part of… Read more

Cathy Newman – born 14 July 1974 – is a news presenter for Channel 4 News. She began her career as a newspaper journalist, and had spells at Media Week, The Independent, the Financial Times and The Washington Post. She… Read more

Faisal Islam – born 1978 – is Economics Editor at BBC News. He was the Economics Editor of Channel 4 News, until 1 June 2014, when he was replaced by Paul Mason, the programme’s former Culture and Media Editor. Islam… Read more

Robert Nisbet is a former political correspondent at Sky News. Previous to this, he was Europe Correspondent in Sky News’ Brussels bureau. He has covered the inauguration of Pope Francis, the trial of the mass killer Anders Breivik in Norway,… Read more

Jon Craig joined Sky News from BBC London where he has been Political Editor for the past two years. He was one of the launch editors of BBC London, formally Newsroom South East, in March 2001. A seasoned journalist and… Read more

Andy Bell joined Five News in April 1999 and is the channels Political Editor. Prior to joining Five, Andy worked for the BBC for ten years as the Foreign Affairs Editor for the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4. This… Read more

Tom Bradby is presenter of ITV News at Ten Prior to this he was Political Editor, a position he took up in July 2005. Previously he worked as UK Editor and ITV News’ Royal Correspondent and before that he spent… Read more

Libby Wiener is a British broadcast journalist, currently employed by ITN. She become Home Affairs Correspondent in 1988. In 1991, she went to Brussels as Europe Correspondent reporting on a range of key news stories, including the Maastricht Treaty. She… Read more