Laura Kuenssberg journalist and political editor
Laura Kuenssberg is a journalist and political editor for BBC News. She is the first woman to hold the role, and has been in the post since 2015. Kuenssberg has been involved in several controversies during her career, most notably her coverage of the Labour Party during the 2017 General Election. However, she is also praised for her strong journalistic principles and her commitment to impartiality. Her most notable work includes her coverage of the Brexit referendum and the 2017 General Election.
About Laura Kuenssberg
Kuenssberg was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1972. She studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Oxford University, and then worked as a researcher for the BBC. In 1998, she became the BBC’s political correspondent, and in 2015 she was appointed the BBC’s political editor.
Kuenssberg has been criticised by some for her alleged bias against the Labour Party. In particular, her coverage of the 2017 General Election was criticised by Labour supporters, who accused her of bias against Jeremy Corbyn. However, Kuenssberg has denied these allegations, and has insisted that she is impartial and fair in her reporting.
Despite the controversies she has been involved in, Kuenssberg is widely respected as a journalist. She has been praised for her strong journalistic principles, and her commitment to impartiality and accuracy. Her work during the Brexit referendum and the 2017 General Election has been widely praised, and she has been awarded several prizes for her journalism.