Faisal Islam is Sky News Political Editor.
He took over from Adam Bolton in September 2014. Prior to that, he was Channel 4’s Economics Editor and he joined the programme in 2004, as a Business Reporter. Since then he’s exposed the Icelandic banking crisis, watched Lehman Brothers fall from Wall Street, investigated emerging economies in India and Singapore and interviewed everyone from the Prime Minister to the President of the World Bank.
Faisal won the WorkWorld Foundation’s “Broadcast News Reporter of the Year” in 2010, and collected numerous awards for his coverage of the Icelandic banking crisis in 2009.
Before Channel 4 News Faisal worked for the Observer.