VBQ Speakers

Emily Maitlis - Keynote Speaker

Book Emily Maitlis as a keynote speaker. Emily Maitlis is an award-winning broadcaster who presents Newsnight, the BBC’s flagship daily current affairs programme. She is also a key figure in the BBC's election coverage in the UK and US.

 

Emily Maitlis

BBC Newsnight Anchor
 

SPEAKING THEMES

  • Politics

  • UK and US elections

  • After dinner

  • Excellent moderator, chair and conference host

 



TRAVELS FROM
London, UK

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Emily Maitlis is an award-winning broadcaster who presents Newsnight, the BBC’s flagship daily current affairs programme. She is also a key figure in the BBC's election coverage in the UK and US.

In 2015-2016, she spent 18 months covering the US presidential primaries and presidential campaign, interviewing Donald Trump a number of times.

She won the Wincott business award for her documentary with Mark Zuckerberg, Inside Facebook, and has interviewed numerous figures from the world of politics, sports and the arts – including the last five UK Prime Ministers.

Emily has written for GQ, The Sunday Times and the Spectator Magazine as well as the Guardian, Evening Standard and the New Statesman.


EMILY'S TALKS

Emily is a highly respected journalist worldwide, known for her incisive interviews and astute analysis of politics, especially in the UK and America.

She's excellent both in a keynote and after dinner setting, but excels particularly as a conference moderator, interviewer and host.

VIDEOS

Interviewing Prime Minister Theresa May abou the Grenfell Tower tragedy (2017)


Interviewing Nobel Laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz (2016)


Speaking at the WJR's Annual Dinner (2014)