Krishnan Guru-Murthy Bio, Age, Family, Sister, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Channel 4

By | June 3, 2024

Krishnan Guru-Murthy – Biography

Krishnan is a journalist from England working at Channel 4 News and the foreign affairs documentary series Unreported World.

Krishnan Guru-Murthy Age

He is 51 years old on 5th April 2021. He is was given birth to in 1970 in Liverpool, England.

Krishnan Guru-Murthy Family

Murthy’s father served as an Indian consultant radiologist in Blackburn and Burnley. The family stayed in Liverpool prior to relocating to a “gothic folly” in a village close to Burnley. Geeta Guru-Murthy, who happens to be a BBC News journalist is his sister. Ravi Guru-Murthy, his brother, was the International Rescue Committee’s Chief Innovation Officer.

Krishnan Guru-Murthy Wife

Murthy is husband to Lisa Guru-Murthy. The two have been blessed with two children; a son and a daughter called Jasmine Guru-Murthy.

Krishnan Guru-Murthy salary

His salary remains unrevealed. He has a net worth estimated at $3 Million.

Krishnan Guru-Murthy Channel 4

Murthy got to Channel 4 News in the year 1998 and is the channel’s second longest-working presenter after Jon Snow. Between 2003 and 2009, he was as well the main presenter at Channel 4 News at Noon. Come 2010 and 2014, he was appointed for News Presenter of the Year by the Royal TV Society Journalism Awards.

He was in charge of Channel 4’s coverage of the year 2012 Paralympics, the 2014 Winter Paralympics, and the reburial of Richard III. He aired The television Show and The Operation: Surgery Live. He has aired The Event – How Racist Are You?, The Exorcism, Number One, The Autopsy and two series of Going Cold Turkey. Murthy moderated Ask the Chancellors, the first debate in the year 2010 General Election between the Chancellor of the Exchequer and his counterparts. On the night prior to the new government’s Emergency Budget, he as well hosted How to Save £100 Billion – Live. Murthy got to Channel 4’s Unreported World as an ambassador in the year 2011 and has produced documentaries in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Iraq, South Africa, India and Yemen.

Krishnan Guru-Murthy Career

Murthy’s profession started in the year 1988 with the DEF II discussion show Open to Question as well as the youth current-affairs show Reportage on the BBC. While at Oxford, he aired BBC2’s Asian current-affairs shows East and Network East. From the year 1991 to 1994, he aired and reported for the children’s news program Newsround. For three years, he served as a producer and reporter for Newsnight, and in the year 1997, he was one of the first presenters on BBC News 24. In 1998, he got to Channel 4 News.

Murthy aired an every week radio show on LBC 97.3 from 2003 to 2005; aired UK Leaders Live, interviewing the three main party leaders in the UK’s 2005 election; as well aired the BBC Radio 4 series Hindu Lives in the year 2005. He used to write a column for the Metro and the Asian publication Eastern Eye. He has featured in a Gorillaz comic documentary, as a guest on The News Quiz, and in first appearances in Bremner, Bird, and Fortune, Shaun of the Dead, and Dead Set.

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