Emily Maitlis

Journalist & News Correspondent, Former Lead Anchor of BBC Newsnight, Interviewer of Prince Andrew in "Prince Andrew & the Epstein Scandal", Recipient of the Broadcast Journalist of the Year Award & Presenter of "The News Agents" on LBC Radio





Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News

Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News

Emily Maitlis received a 5 star rating across 5 events in 2023

Senior Keynote Speaker & Entertainment Manager

"Emily Maitlis is an exceptional journalist and presenter, known for her insightful and compelling work on BBC's Newsnight. With a diverse background in documentary filmmaking and a fluency in multiple languages, Emily brings a unique perspective and high-level expertise to every speaking engagement. Her dedication and passion make her a valuable asset."

How to hire Emily Maitlis

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Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events:

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"Emily was surefooted and elegant, with terrific stage presence." - Printing World Excellence Awards

"How can I thank you enough for such an insightful and amusing presentation earlier this week? Everyone loved it and you had our clients in stitches. They said this was the best seminar they have come to in the 15 years we have been holding them, no doubt much down to you, so it will be a hard act to follow." - Head of Wealth Management

"She was absolutely amazing!!! So wonderful, warm, open, insightful. Everyone loved her." - Inflexion

"If you could pass on our thanks to Emily for being an outstanding guest at Saatchi Table. Because of her, it was both a riot and an education." - Saatchi & Saatchi

  • 2024 - Announced as the Co-Host of Channel 4's General Election Coverage
  • 2023 - Executive Producer of "A Very Royal Scandal"
  • 2023 - Featured in the "Andrew: The Problem Prince" Channel 4 Documentary
  • 2022 - Presenter of "The News Agents" on LBC Radio
  • 2020 - Recipient of the Hanns Joachim Friedrichs Award
  • 2020 - Prince Andrew Newsnight interview awarded Interview of the Year & Scoop of the Year at the RTS Television Journalism Awards
  • 2020 - Awarded Network Presenter of the Year award at the RTS Television Journalism Awards
  • 2020 - Presenter of the "Americast" BBC podcast with Jon Sopel
  • 2019 - Interviewed Prince Andrew Duke of York about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein
  • 2019 - Named Network Presenter of the Year award at the RTS Television Journalism Awards
  • 2019 - Author of "Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News"
  • 2018 - Lead Anchor of "Newsnight" for BBC Two
  • 2017 - Winner of Broadcast Journalist of the Year at the London Press Club Awards
  • 2016 - Presenter of "This Week's World" on BBC Two
  • 2012 - Received an Honorary Doctorate from The University of Sheffield
  • 2012 - Presented BBC One's coverage of the US Election 
  • 2007 - Contributing Editor of The Spectator Magazine
  • 2006 - Relief Presenter of "Newsnight" on BBC Two
  • 2006 - Presenter of "STORYFix" on BBC News
  • 2006 - Presenter of "BBC Breakfast"
  • 2005 - Question Master on "The National Lottery: Come and Have a Go"