Pippa Crerar

Pippa Crerar

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Political Editor, The Guardian

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Synopsis

Pippa is a multiple award-winning journalist who has covered Westminster and international politics for more than two decades and exposed the Partygate and Barnard Castle scandals. She is Political Editor of The Guardian and before that was Political Editor of the Daily Mirror, and City Hall Editor at the Evening Standard.

Biography

Pippa Crerar has covered Westminster and international politics for more than two decades, reporting on six general elections, seven prime ministers and major news stories from the Iraq war and the financial crash to Brexit and parliamentary scandals.

Pippa is a warm, witty, and authoritative speaker who has long experience of chairing, presenting, and speaking at events in the political world and beyond. She has trusted contacts right at the heart of government, across Whitehall and in the main opposition parties, so has a deep insight into what is going on in British politics and society.

Pippa is Political Editor of The Guardian, previously holding the same role at the Daily Mirror where she exposed the Partygate and Barnard Castle scandals. Before that she covered politics at the Evening Standard.

A regular on broadcast media including Sky News, ITV, Channel 4 and the BBC, where she is a presenter of Radio 4's The Week In Westminster, she has also been portrayed in Michael Winterbottom’s This England, a six-part television drama about Boris Johnson and his government.

Pippa has won multiple awards including Journalist of the Year with the London Press Club, the Society of Editors, and the British Journalism Awards. She has won accolades including political journalist of the year, scoop of the year, investigation of the year, the Hugh Cudlipp Award, and Women In Journalism’s woman of the year.

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