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Caitríona Perry

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Caitríona Perry, BBC News Chief Anchor (awaiting bio) Caitríona joined BBC News in May 2023 from RTÉ – Ireland’s national public service broadcaster where she served as the presenter of the country’s main evening news programme and an anchor of special event programmes.

Prior to that, she was RTÉ’s US Correspondent based in Washington D.C. where she covered the Obama-Biden and the Trump-Pence administrations, the 2016 elections and all aspects of US economic, political, cultural and sporting life. She has written two best-selling and critically acclaimed books on US politics. She’s also worked as a broadcast news correspondent, documentary maker and a programme editor.

She has reported for radio, tv, digital and social platforms from across the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Australia. She has interviewed many heads of state including US President Joe Biden, and his predecessors Bill Clinton and Donald Trump.

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