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Sophy Ridge Biography|Profile

Sophy Ridge is a skilled English journalist currently working at Sky News as an anchor. She has been presenting Sophy Ridge on Sunday since 2017. Ridge launched The Take with Sophy Ridge in 2022.

Sophy Ridge Age

How old is Ridge? She is 38 years old as of 2024. Ridge was born on October 17 1984 in Richmond upon Thames, London. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of October every year.

Sophy Ridge Education

She attended the selective grammar Tiffin Girls’ School in London for her secondary education. She later joined St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and earned a second-class BA degree in English Literature. During her final year there, she did a period of work experience at the tabloid newspaper News of the World, earning her a position in their graduate training program.

Sophy Ridge Height|Weight

She stands on average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 55kgs.

Sophy Ridge Family

Ridge has one younger brother both her parents are teachers, however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

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Sophy Ridge Husband|Married

She is happily married to her beloved husband called Ben Griffiths. He is a journalist for a national newspaper.

Sophy Ridge Children

The couple is blessed with two wonderful children but she has not disclosed information about them. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Sophy Ridge Career

Ridge got a head start on her voice-over artist career at the voiceover agency Hobson’s International, between the 1990s and 2000s along with Ciara Janson, Louise Michelle, Tom Attenborough, and Will Attenborough. Following her graduation in 2006, she became a trainee reporter at the now defunct tabloid newspaper News of the World. After completing her training programs in 2009, Ridge served as a consumer affairs correspondent. Later, she gained a job as a political correspondent on Sky News in 2011.

During her tenure at the station, Ridge reported on many political stories. She traveled with the Prime Minister to Afghanistan, New York, and Brazil. Ridge was based in Colorado for the Sky News coverage of the US elections and was recognized for her round-the-clock broadcasting at the annual party conferences. Moreover, she covered the 2015 general election as a senior political correspondent for the station where she reported on the Labour Party’s campaign and conducted interviews with party members. Ridge’s exclusives in this capacity included Ed Miliband’s resignation as leader of the Labour Party following the result of that general election and Jeremy Corbyn’s victory in the subsequent Labour Party leadership election.

In addition, Ridge became the host of her show, Sophy Ridge, on Sunday in 2017. In that same year, she released her first book The Women Who Shaped Politics, a non-fiction book that discussed women’s contribution to British politics. Moreover, she started writing a weekly column in the tabloid newspaper Metro. Most importantly, Ridge won the MHP Communications 30 to Watch award (2012). she was shortlisted as Young Journalist of the Year in the Royal Television Society Awards in 2013, and in 2016, she again won an award for Broadcast Journalist of the Year at the Words by Women awards.

Sophy Ridge Sky News

Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organization. It started broadcasting at 6 pm on 5 February 1989. The station is distributed through a radio news service and online media. Sky News is owned by Sky Group which is a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News. He has held this role since June 2006. The station was named Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year in 2019 and it was the 12th time it has held the award. The channel and its live streaming of world news are available on its website, TV platforms, and online platforms such as YouTube and Apple TV, and various mobile devices and digital media players.

Most importantly, Sky News is available internationally on cable systems, on satellite, and in some hotels. The UK feed was broadcast at 16:9 while the international version remained broadcast in a 4:3 picture format until August 2010. The international version is shown as free-to-air on Astra 1L at 19.2° east. It is also carried encrypted on a number of satellites for international reception which include Hot Bird, Nilesat, Amos 1, and Intelsat 10-02. It is also carried on cable systems in Europe, particularly in Northern Europe, especially in the Scandinavian countries.

Sky News was named Best News Channel at the Broadcast Digital Channel Awards. It beat several other national and international broadcasters, including Al Jazeera English and the BBC. The channel won a BAFTA Award in the News Category on 10 May 2015, for Alex Crawford’s coverage of the 2014 Ebola crisis. It was also named Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year 2018, the eleventh time the channel had won the award.

Sophy Ridge Salary|Net Worth

She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earns from her broadcasting career.

Sophy Ridge’s Social Media Platforms

She is very active on all social media accounts and she is often seen posting on her platforms. She has over 4.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.

Frequently asked questions about Sophy Ridge

Who is Sophy Ridge?

Sophy Ridge is a skilled English journalist currently working at Sky News as an anchor. She has been presenting Sophy Ridge on Sunday since 2017. Ridge launched The Take with Sophy Ridge in 2022.

How old is Sophy Ridge?

She is 38 years old as of 2023. Ridge was born on October 17 1984 in Richmond upon Thames, London. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of October every year.

Is Sophy Ridge married?

She is happily married to her beloved husband called Ben Griffiths. He is a journalist for a national newspaper.

Where does Sophy Ridge Live?

She has not revealed information regarding where she lives. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

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