Ciaran Jenkins has been breaking original stories for Channel 4 News since 2012. He is currently Scotland Correspondent, following five successful years as the programme’s North of England Correspondent. He is renowned for his impactful reporting from all corners of the UK as well as regular dispatches from the USA, Asia and across Europe.
Ciaran was named Royal Television Society Young Journalist of the Year shortly after joining Channel 4 News from the BBC. He has won several other awards for exclusive investigations, most recently an undercover exposé of working conditions at JD Sports.
Ciaran was born and raised in Merthyr Tydfil in the South Wales Valleys. He has spent almost his entire career working outside London and is known for unearthing revealing stories about life in modern Britain. He has been at the forefront of reporting on Scotland’s drugs deaths scandal, which is now considered a national crisis, and has developed a reputation for lively exchanges with political leaders in a number of headline-grabbing interviews.