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Martha Kearney

Martha Kearney

Martha Kearney has developed a reputation as one of the BBC’s most respected journalists. She presents The World At One on Radio Four and The Review Show on BBC2. Being a dedicated apiarist herself, Martha fronted a BBC4 documentary about the desperate plight of the bee. Who Killed The Honey Bee? aired in 2009. In 2011 Martha presented Jane Austen: The Unseen Portrait? a BBC2 documentary about the quest to verify the authenticity of a possible portrait of the author. She began her journalistic career in radio for LBC/IRN, before joining Channel Four TV’s respected Week in Politics team. She became political editor of Newsnight in 2000 and has also reported for Panorama. She presented Woman's Hour on Radio Four from 1998 to 2007.

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