Beth Rigby

Political Editor, Sky News

Beth Rigby is Sky News’ Political Editor. 

The first woman to hold the position, she was the co-anchor for Sky’s overnight live election show and is a mainstay for Sky News biggest evening news bulletins, including its flagship Ten O’Clock News.

Before joining Sky News, Beth was a print journalist for two nearly decades, both as a financial and political journalist. She joined the Financial Times as a trainee journalist in 1998 and went onto become one of the newspaper’s youngest ever team leaders when she was appointed Consumer Industries Editor in 2007.

She spent over a decade as a financial journalist before moving to the newspaper’s Westminster team as Chief Political Correspondent in 2010, and was promoted to Deputy Political Editor in 2012.  

Before joining Sky in 2016 Beth was a regular panellist on BBC One’s Sunday Politics Show, appeared on the Andrew Marr Show and was a newspaper reviewer for the BBC News Channel.

She has also appeared on Daily Politics, Have I got News for YouChannel 4 News and GMB. Beth was also a regular presenter for Radio 4’s What the Papers Say and anchored Week in Westminster. She also appeared on the Today programme, Broadcasting HouseThe Media Show and Women’s Hour.