Krishnan Guru-Murthy is a Channel 4 News Presenter, Conference Presenter and Awards Host.
After spearheading the BBC Digital 24 Hour News service, Krishnan moved to the prestigious hot seat of Channel 4 News – one of the industry’s most respected news programmes.
On radio, Krishnan Guru-Murthy spent two years presenting a Sunday morning talk radio show on LBC 97.3.
He also presents for Unreported World on Channel 4, reporting on stories from around the world.
Furthermore, Krishnan hosts the Channel 4 News podcast Ways to Change the World.
During his extensive time on Channel 4, Krishnan has reported on major events, such as the Omagh bombing, 9/11 and the Mumbai attacks. He has also covered five General Elections and regularly chairs political debate shows, such as Ask the Chancellor.
His impressive portfolio began in the year between school and university presenting topical youth discussions on BBC2’s Open To Question researching for BBC Scotland’s Testimony and reporting for BBC2’s Reportage – as well as for the major Asian arts magazine Network East and then his debut on Newsround.
Newsround was Krishnan’s home until 1994 reporting such events as the war in Sarajevo, the Indian earthquake, Russian elections and American floods. Longer reports for Newsround Extra won him praise and an award for his report on pollution in Romania and while abroad for Newsround he also filed reports for Breakfast News.
Outside of news broadcasting, Krishnan appeared in 2019’s series of Stand Up To Cancer’s Celebrity Great British Bake Off for Channel 4 and commentated for Channel 4’s coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics.
Krishnan Guru-Murthy is an experienced conference host and facilitator.