Sophy Ridge has been hosting Sky News’s Sophy Ridge on Sundays since 2017
Sophy Ridge has been hosting her own Sky News show Sophy Ridge on Sundays since 2017.
She reported on the 2015 general election as a senior political correspondent and reported on Labor’s campaign. Her exclusives included the resignation of Ed Miliband as leader and the victory of Jeremy Corbyn in the leading race that followed.
Ridge joined Sky News in 2011 as a political correspondent and traveled with David Cameron to Afghanistan, New York and Brazil.
Based in Colorado for Sky’s coverage of the United States elections, she was known for her 24-hour broadcasts at annual party conferences. Before Ridge went on to broadcast, he was a consumer affairs correspondent with the now-defunct newspaper News of the World.
Vicki Young has been the main political correspondent for BBC News since 2014
Vicki Young has been the main political correspondent for BBC News since 2014, taking over the post freed by the appointment of Norman Smith as an assistant political editor.
She led BBC coverage in more than four general elections.
In 2014, she worked as a sit-in reporter for Daily Politics and also reported for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live.
Before that, she was a correspondent for BBC Breakfast between 2008-11.
Her career with the BBC started when she joined One O’Clock News as a political correspondent.
Isabell Oakeshott was the political editor of The Sunday Times and co-authored Lord Ashcroft of David Cameron’s unauthorized biography Call Me Dave
Isabell Oakeshott was the political editor of The Sunday Times and co-authored Lord Ashcroft of David Cameron’s unauthorized biography, Call Me Dave.
Last year, she wrote a series of articles for the Mail on Sunday based on leaked diplomatic memos written by British ambassador to the United States, Sir Kim Darroch, where he criticized Donald Trump. The leak led to his dismissal.
Oakeshott started her journalism career in Scotland for the East Lothian Courier, Edinburgh Evening News, Daily Record, Sunday Mirror and the Mail, before returning to London and joining the Evening Standard as a health correspondent.
Oakeshott moved to the Sunday Times in 2006 as deputy political editor and became political editor in 2010, where she stayed until 2014.
Oakeshott has appeared as a panelist on the BBC’s Daily Politics and Question Time and has contributed to Sky News’s press preview program.
Amber de Botton
Amber de Botton has been Head of Politics at ITV News since 2017 and has extensive experience in Westminster
Amber de Botton has been Head of Politics at ITV News since 2017 and has extensive experience with the daily news in Westminster.
At ITV, she chaired the leadership debates between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in the 2019 general election.
She worked as an assistant head of politics at Sky News between 2012-17 after working for three years at Total Politics as a political correspondent and then political editor.
Previously, the Botton was parliamentary reporter for Dods Group and press officer for the Greater London Authority.
According to the spectator, she has a good working relationship with No10.
Allega Stratton is a former ITV journalist who is now Rishi Sunak’s Director of Strategic Communications for the Treasury
Allega Stratton is a former ITV journalist and since April April Rishi Sunak’s Director of Strategic Communications at the Treasury.
She quit ITV News to go into politics after presenting Peston with Robert Peston on Sunday.
Stratton first appeared on ITV’s News at Ten in January 2016.
Before that, she worked at the BBC between 2012-2015 as political editor of Newsnight, replacing Michael Crick who left to become a correspondent for Channel 4.
Previously, she was The Guardian’s political correspondent and presented the newspaper’s Politics Weekly podcast with Tom Clark.
Stratton also worked as a producer for the BBC, at the foreign desk at The Times, and wrote for the Independent and the New Statesman.
Rosie Bate-Williams worked for Boris Johnson in his 2012 mayoral campaign
Rosie Bate-Williams is a Defra official and former Tory spider doctor who worked as a volunteer for Boris Johnson’s Mayors campaign in 2012.
She started her career as an intern for Member of Parliament Geoffrey Clifton-Brown 2011 before working at Amnesty International.
Bate-Williams then worked for PR company Portland as an account manager for six years before returning to politics.