Ayshah Tull is a BAFTA nominated Presenter and Journalist for Channel 4 News.
Ayshah received a BAFTA nomination for the first Channel 4 News show that she presented, a special edition of the programme called Black to Front. She hosted alongside black colleagues who worked behind the scenes. The show was described as a “ground-breaking” TV first.
Ayshah joined Channel 4 News in 2019. Her broadcasting on the show includes leading coverage from the Caribbean on death of Queen Elizabeth the second, particularly reflecting on the commonwealth’s response. She’s also covered the US Elections in 2020 travelling to several states during the Covid pandemic and spending a lot of time in Florida interviewing Donald Trump supporters. She reported throughout the pandemic on the biggest developments, challenging the Prime Minister and Health Secretary on their policies and deputising for the Health and Social Care Editor.
During her time at Channel 4 News she has won four awards (in one year) for her journalism. In 2020 Ayshah won Journalist of the Year and the Grand Prize at The Drum Online Media Awards, the first time this has been awarded to an individual.
Ayshah was previously a BBC Newsround Presenter from 2013-2018, where she covered the 2016 US elections travelling to Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania to talk to kids about their feelings ahead of the big vote. She also presented and reported the Manchester terror attack and navigated children through the really challenging story.
Ayshah hosted several high profile events for the Science Museum, the British Library, Latitude Festival and V&A Museum.
Ayshah is also a Senior Fellow for the John Schofield Trust and mentors young journalists, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds to help them navigate their career.