|Born||1968 (age 51–52)|
|Home town||West Bradford, Yorkshire, England|
Philip Collins (m. 2002)
|Relatives||Krishnan Guru-Murthy (brother)|
Geeta Guru-Murthy (born 1968) is a British television journalist.
Guru-Murthy was born in Liverpool, but grew up in West Bradford, Yorkshire close to where her father worked as a radiologist in the local hospitals at Burnley and Blackburn. She was involved with orchestras, theatres and choirs before going on to study biochemistry, and later changing careers.
In January 1998 Guru-Murthy covered the breaking of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal from Champaign, Illinois for 5 News. By 2002, Guru-Murthy was hosting Asia Today, with regular work for BBC World, BBC News 24, and BBC Breakfast, and by 2005 presenting the news on BBC Radio 4. In 2002, Guru-Murthy appeared in the television series Waking the Dead.
Guru-Murthy married speech-writer and journalist Philip Collins in June 2002, followed by a honeymoon in India. Her younger brother, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, is also a journalist and broadcaster for Channel 4 News.
Speech writer and strategy adviser Philip Collins, 36, ... married to a rising star of BBC news ... Geeta Guru-Murthy, who presents news bulletins on BBC World, BBC News 24 and on Radio 4, and is the sister of Krishnan Guru-Murthy, ... The couple have one child.
couple have two sons and live in London.
in the newsroom on September 11, that event was a turning point, Born in Liverpool, UK, ... grew up in Lancashire. ... a lot of theatre, played for orchestras and sang in choirs. ... studied biochemistry, but changed ... , ... married ... India on honeymoon,
grew up with his sister, Geeta, and brother, Ravi, in Lancashire.
m 2002, Geeta Guru-Murthy
village called West Bradford, just outside Clitheroe in Lancashire. In 1974, ... detached house on a new housing estate ... me and my older sister, Geeta; and when I was seven, my little brother Ravi arrived. Dad's a doctor and was a consultant radiologist in Blackburn and Burnley, both about 12 miles away.