STV’s Kathryn Samson joins Channel 4 News as Scotland Correspondent

Posted by Johnnie Larkin on Thursday 25 May 2023
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Award-winning Scottish journalist Kathryn Samson is joining Channel 4 News.

She joins from STV and will serve as the programme’s Scotland Correspondent.

Kathryn will be based in the Glasgow bureau, bringing the latest in news, politics and social affairs from right across the country.

She has worked across multiple national newsrooms, including as Political Correspondent for both ITV News and ITV Border, and in broadcast journalism for BBC Scotland.

Last year Kathryn was awarded Royal Television Society Nations and Regions Presenter of the Year and STV Journalist of the Year in 2020.

Kathryn said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be taking on the role of Scotland Correspondent for Channel 4 News, a programme I have always watched and admired.

“This is a great opportunity to find new voices, to tell people’s stories and to hold those who represent them to account.

“I look forward to working alongside some of the best journalists in the industry, and building on the excellent reputation of the Scotland bureau.”

Channel 4 News airs on nightly from 7.00pm.