Cristina Nicolotti Squires

Editor, Channel 5 News

Why TV news is here to stay, the glass ceiling…and moving on after 21 years at ITN

10th November 2016

Cristina Nicolotti Squires is Editor of Channel 5 News. In this in-depth interview, she makes the case that TV news is here to stay amidst social media and smartphones; talks industry sexism and lack of diversity and questions the strength of the glass ceiling; discusses the importance of humanising tragic news, including her reaction to breaking MP Jo Cox’s murder live on air; argues that journalism is now more dangerous than ever in the face of extremist groups; reflects on the best and worst moments of her career so far, and reveals what’s top of her to-do list for her new job at Sky News, as Director of Content.