Sophy Ridge

Sophy Ridge is a Sky News presenter, fronting her flagship show Ridge on Sunday. Her first guest on the programme was Prime Minister Theresa May. Previously she was a presenter on Sky News Tonight and Senior Political Correspondent for the channel based in Westminster.

While covering politics Sophy exclusively broke the news that Jeremy Corbyn had won the Labour leadership contest in 2015 and that Ed Miliband would resign as leader of the Labour Party after the 2015 election result.

Since joining Sky News, Sophy has interviewed politicians from David Cameron to Theresa May and broadcast from countries including Afghanistan, the U.S. and Brazil.

Previously to joining Sky News in 2011, she worked for the News of the World focusing on political, business and consumer stories.

Sophy has won numerous journalism awards including broadcaster of the year at the Words by Women Awards in 2016, the MHP 30 Under 30 Gold Award, and was shortlisted 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, Facebook and Instagram to widen the news provider's audience.