We’re thrilled to announce that Krishnan Guru-Murthy has accepted the position of Chair of the albert News Consortium.
The group, which formed in January 2021, was set up to support the broadcast and production community specifically engaged in news television. Members of the group currently include: ITN (producers of ITV News, Channel 4 News and 5 News), BBC, ITV, Sky News and Channel 4 with more members expected to join in the coming months.
As Chair, Krishnan will help guide the focus and strategy of the group, using his in-depth knowledge of the news industry to help explore which actions can have the biggest and most positive impact on the environment, as well as explore how the climate change conversation is represented on screen.
Krishnan Guru-Murthy started his own career in the late 80s at the BBC working as a presenter, reporter and producer for a wide variety of shows from Newsround to Newsnight. He has been with the Channel 4 News team since 1998 covering key global events. He also presents the Channel 4 News podcast Ways to Change the World, in which he interviews one guest each week and explores the big ideas influencing how we think, act and live.