2010 Journalism prize long list

Cathy Newman

Political correspondent, Channel 4 News

Cathy joined Channel 4 News as political correspondent in January 2006 – the first on-screen newcomer to the political team for 11 years – and works alongside political editor Gary Gibbon. Since joining, Cathy’s scoops have included the revelation that five illegal immigrants worked at the Home Office, and Gordon Brown insisting on a knighthood for his ally, the Labour donor Sir Ronald Cohen. Prior to arriving at Channel 4 News, Cathy worked as chief political correspondent for the Financial Times for three years. Before that she covered politics and media for the FT.

Submitted articles

  • Exclusive: MoD Cuts
  • Exclusive: Stonewall pulls out of Tory gay pride
  • Exclusive: Mandelson ‘chumps’ doorstep
  • Exclusive: Resignation of Eric Joyce
  • Exclusive: Tory chairman only picks ‘attractive’ women
  • Exclusive: Leak of Bernard Gray report on MoD waste

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