Faisal Islam is an award-winning journalist, who since summer 2014 has been the Political Editor of Sky News. Prior to this, he was the Economics Editor of Channel 4 News.
Faisal joined the Channel 4 News 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.