Editor, BBC Westminster
The myriad challenges of relentless Brexit coverage – and remaining impartial in the face of criticism from all sides
Katy Searle is editor at BBC Westminster. With over three decades at the corporation, she has built up a wide range of experience on a variety of radio and television programmes. She has overall responsibility for political news and leads a 90-strong team, anchored in Westminster, who report from around the UK. In this in-depth interview, Katy describes the daily challenge of creating engaging political coverage to fight against ‘Brexit fatigue’, gives her take on the Tory leadership battle, and reveals how, in the face of criticism from all sides, the BBC decides which politicians to put on air – or not.
Former Editor-in-Chief and SVP, CNN Digital
5th December 2022
Leading a global team of 350 journalists – how CNN grew the world’s largest digital audience
Founder & CEO, The Bridge
24th November 2022
Bridging the gap—creating mutual opportunities for Asia and the West in TV and film production
Astronomer and science presenter
22nd November 2022
Inspiring the curious to explore the big questions—the great beginnings of the universe, planet Earth… and life itself.
President, Deseret News
10th November 2022
Founded in 1850 by the Mormon Church, now with 10 million readers—the longest-running news organization in the American West