News anchor Kirsty Wark is one of the country’s most highly regarded broadcasters.
She has hosted Newsnight for the BBC since 1993 and is frequently a guest presenter on The Review Show.
Throughout her career, she has interviewed some of the most senior politicians including Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher.
Kirsty Wark has won a number of accolades for her work in television including the BAFTA for Journalist of the Year (1993) and Best Television Presenter (1997) as well a the prestigious Richard Dimbleby Award for Best Television Presenter (Factual, Features and News) in 2000. In 1999, she won the News and Current Affairs prize by Carlton Women in Film and Television.
In 2012, Kirsty hosted the cookery quiz show A Question of Taste as well as The Great British Home Move Roadshow, A Question of Genius and The Book Quiz all for the BBC.
On the radio, Kirsty has presented for BBC Radio 4 as well as working as a producer for Reporting Scotland and the current affairs show Seven Days. Her debut novel, The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle was released in 2014 to critical acclaim.
Kirsty’s versatility and expertise in journalism and broadcasting make her a popular choice for a variety of corporate events.
The two events with Kirsty were wonderful and it was a pleasure to have her at the festival’
‘Feedback from the attendees has been excellent. They particularly enjoyed the cut and thrust of the panel discussion. We are very grateful to you for taking the time to attend, sharing yours views and stimulating interested debate.’