Sophy Ridge

Sophy Ridge (2006, English) trained at the News of the World and is currently a presenter at Sky News.

From September 2023, Sophy will host a new weeknight political programme for Sky News called Politics Hub.

In 2022, she launched The Take with Sophy Ridge, which was a 30-minute discussion show based on the interviews which had featured in that week’s edition.

Sophy hosted her first own show, Sophy Ridge on Sunday 2017-2023, and is the first woman to host a Sunday morning political programme. She also co-anchored Sky News’ 2017 election night coverage alongside Adam Boulton. She was previously the Senior Political Correspondent at the channel.

In March 2017 she published her first book, The Women Who Shaped Politics. It uncovers the stories of the remarkable women who have changed the political landscape and includes interviews with leading politicians including the Prime Minister.

She also writes a weekly political column in the Metro newspaper.

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