Emily Maitlis is one of the most recognised faces on television news. She is part of Newsnight’s core presenting team and recently won the London Press Club ‘Broadcast Journalist of the Year’ Award for her work on the programme. She combines this role with working alongside David Dimbleby and Jeremy Vine to front the General, Local and US elections. Emily was part of the core news team for BBC’s News Channel and anchored BBC2’s new current affairs programme This Week’s World.
Emily is also a documentary maker and in 2011, secured an exclusive television interview with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, which formed the basis of her much-acclaimed BBC2 documentary, ‘Inside Facebook: Zuckerberg’s $100 Billion Gamble’. Her other documentaries have been on subjects as diverse as Donald Trump, Nicolas Sarkozy and Barbie. Emily has interviewed numerous figures from the world of politics, sports and the arts, including Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama, Donald Trump, David Beckham, Kofi Annan, Hugh Grant, Michael Caine, Juliette Binoche, Julian Assange and Christine Lagarde, as well as the last four UK prime ministers.
Emily has travelled extensively and speaks basic Mandarin. She has written for GQ, Glamour and the Spectator Magazine as well as the Guardian, the Evening Standard and the New Statesman. She speaks French, Spanish and Italian fluently.
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