Julie Etchingham presents ITV News at Ten and the Tonight programme for ITV. She has also fronted ITV’s acclaimed coverage of the Royal Wedding and Diamond Jubilee and has been a key anchor for UK and US election broadcasts. Julie has interviewed the past four Prime Ministers as well as major figures including Hilary Clinton, Condoleeza Rice, Aung San Suu Kyi and Christine Lagarde. In 2010, she interviewed Princes William and Harry in Lesotho and in 2013, presented live from Rome as news of the election of Pope Francis was announced.
The following year, Julie was the first British broadcaster to interview the new Pope in a UK television exclusive. Julie’s work on the Tonight programme includes a documentary from Afghanistan on the role of women in the military, an exclusive interview with Paul and Rachel Chandler who were kidnapped by Somali pirates and a film with Doreen Lawrence on the 20th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s death. She was the first female broadcaster to win an RTS award for News Presentation.