Laura Kuenssberg

Laura Kuenssberg has been the BBC’s Political Editor since 2015, when she became the first woman, and youngest journalist to take on the role; leading the corporation’s political coverage. She works across a wide range of BBC programmes; in particular, the 6 and 10 O’clock News and the Today programme.

Laura’s work has been recognised, including Broadcaster of the Year and Journalist of the Year in 2016 for her coverage of the dramatic events of the EU Referendum. Laura received the Journalist of the Year award jointly with Katya Adler at the London Press Club Awards in April 2019.