Alison Holt

Alison Holt is an award-winning correspondent for the BBC’s main national TV and radio news programmes, and for the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, Panorama. She is the Royal Television Society Specialist journalist of 2015 and winner of the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils, 2015. Specialist areas include child protection, social care, the welfare system and mental health. She has covered many major stories for the BBC at home and abroad.

Alison will join the How can we improve media coverage of sexual assault and abuse? panel on Friday night, 31st July at 6pm, alongside The Telegraph’s Radhika Saghani, BBC Scotland’s Head of Current Affairs Marcus Ryder and Dr Nina Burrowes.