Krishnan Guru-Murthy (born April 5, 1970) is a British television news anchor and journalist currently fronting Channel 4 News from ITN, which he joined in 1998.
He first appeared on the DEF II programme Open to Question in 1988, and later presented the BBC's children's news programme, Newsround, from 1991 to 1994, and was one of the first presenters of the BBC's then-new rolling news channel, News 24, in the midday-to-16:00 slot. He is now the main presenter of "Channel 4 News at Noon" and has fronted some of Channel 4's most controversial programmes including "The Autopsy" and "The Exorcism". He has also reported from around the world covering many disasters and conflicts.
He has presented his own weekly radio programme on LBC 97.3 and appears regularly on BBC Radio 4 as a broadcaster and commentator.
He has appeared as a guest on the comedy news show on radio 4 The News Quiz, and has had cameo appearances in several productions, including regular ones Bremner, Bird and Fortune and the film Shaun of the Dead. He also hosted the Channel 4 quiz show, Number One. He writes a weekly column in the Metro newspaper.
Originally from Burnley in Lancashire, he attended Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS), Blackburn. Krishnan read PPE at Oxford, and now lives in west London with his wife and daughter.