Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Krishnan Guru-Murthy is a broadcast journalist and news presenter. He has covered five British general elections and presented a whole host of special political and foreign affairs documentaries as well as popular science programmes. In 2010 he was nominated as the Presenter of the Year for the Royal Television Society Journalism Awards.

Krishnan’s first foray into television reporting came presenting the BBC2 discussion programme, ‘Open to Question’, at the age of 18 before he set off for Oxford University to read Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Krishnan went on to present the children’s programme Newsround, then was a reporter on the current affairs programme Newsnight before helping to launch the BBC News channel. He also presented a Sunday morning politics show on London radio station LBC and for some years wrote a column for the Metro newspaper. He continues to appear on a range of entertainment programmes from ‘Have I Got News for You’ and ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’ and with his family in tow led a cooking team for an episode of ‘The F Word’.