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Sophy Ridge

Sophy Ridge is a distinguished political journalist and host at Sky News, known for her award-winning coverage, insightful political blog, and hosting “Sophy Ridge on Sunday” and “The Politics Hub.” She authored “The Women Who Shaped Politics,” highlighting key female figures in British political history and their challenges.

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Sophy Ridge

About Sophy Ridge

As a Political Correspondent at Sky News, Sophy Ridge dedicated her time to reporting and conducting interviews in Westminster and Whitehall. She later became the host of the Sunday morning political show, “Sophy Ridge on Sunday,” where she served for six years before transitioning to the weekday political show, “The Politics Hub.”

Sophy’s career began at the News of the World, where she worked on consumer affairs and then politics before moving to Sky. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards for her coverage of annual Party Conferences, innovative use of social media, and her political blog. One of her notable contributions was the launch of the popular Waste Watch blog, designed to track government spending. Ridge has extensively covered both UK and US elections, Prime Ministerial visits globally, and various political events and opinions across the country.

In addition to her broadcasting achievements, Sophy is also an accomplished author. She wrote “The Women Who Shaped Politics,” which explores the lives of significant female figures in British political history and the challenges they have faced and continue to encounter.

Sophy Ridge’s expertise in political reporting, combined with her experience in hosting influential political shows, makes her a respected figure in political journalism. Her insights into political affairs, both domestic and international, her ability to engage with a wide audience through various media, and her dedication to uncovering and analyzing key political issues have established her as a leading voice in the field. As an author, her work highlights the important contributions of women in politics, providing a deeper understanding of their impact on British political history.

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