Emma Barnett to be the new host of Woman’s Hour

Emma Barnett will be the main host of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour from January 2021.

Emma is one of BBC Radio’s most respected and renowned broadcasters. She is currently the host of her eponymous award-winning BBC Radio 5 Live show and part of the presenting line up of Newsnight. She was named Best Speech Presenter at the 2020 Radio Academy Awards (ARIAs), Radio Broadcaster Of The Year 2018 by the Broadcasting Press Guild and Broadcaster of the Year 2017 by the Political Studies Association.

Known for her headline-making interviews and broadcasting firsts - including hosting the BBC’s first joint live radio and TV phone-in with a Prime Minister (Theresa May) - and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall’s first guest edit, live from Clarence House, Emma asks the questions listeners want to hear the answers to.

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