Krishnan Guru-Murthy is a British television journalist and news presenter. He is best known for his work on Channel 4 News, where he has been a main presenter since 1998.
Born in London in 1970, Guru-Murthy was educated at Dulwich College and Balliol College, Oxford, where he studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics. He began his career in journalism as a reporter for the BBC’s Newsnight programme. He then moved to Channel 4 News, where he has been a main presenter since 1998.
Guru-Murthy has reported on a wide range of stories during his career, including the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, the 7/7 bombings and the financial crisis. He has also interviewed a number of high-profile figures, including Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama.
In addition to his work on Channel 4 News, Guru-Murthy is also a regular contributor to The Guardian newspaper. He has written a number of books, including a biography of the former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
Guru-Murthy is married to the television producer Rupa Jogani. They have two children.
Date Of Birth
April 5, 1970
Journalist, Television presenter, Actor
Hertford College, Oxford
Geeta Guru-Murthy, Ravi Guru-Murthy
British Academy Television Award for Best News Coverage
Channel 4 News, Newsround, Operation: Surgery Live, Going Cold Turkey
[in 2014] There is this sense of national panic at the moment that began probably with the Jimmy Savile scandal and has gone through all the high profile figures that have followed. Inevitably people are led to think there is a paedophile around every corner.