Sophy Ridge is a presenter for Sky News
Since joining Sky News, Sophy has covered a broad range of political stories and has travelled with the Prime Minister to Afghanistan, New York and Brazil.
She was based in Colorado for the Sky News’ coverage of the US elections and is known for her round the clock broadcasting at the annual party conferences and during the closure of the News of the World.
Previously to joining Sky News in 2011, she worked for the News of the World focusing on political, business and consumer stories.
Ridge has won several journalism awards, including the MHP 30 Under 30 Gold Award, the Headline Money rising star award, top-rated female political blogger in the Total Politics Blog Awards 2011 with her Waste Watch blogging website and was short-listed as Young Journalist of the Year in the Royal Television Society Awards in 2013.
She is a keen contributor to the Sky News website and iPad app and enjoys using social media such as Twitter and Instagram to widen the news provider’s audience.
Sky News will host a live TV debate with the contenders in the Labour leadership contest. The hour-long debate will take place on Thursday 27th February in Dewsbury in west Yorkshire. The programme will begins at 8pm, hosted by Sky… Read more
? Set. Your. Alarms. ? Sophy Ridge on Sunday will be starting at a new, earlier time of 8.30am from this week #BringItOn ? — Sophy Ridge (@SophyRidgeSky) August 29, 2019