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Date: Monday 25 January 2021

Time: 15:30 - 16:30

The cover for Emily Maitlis's book Airhead.

This year’s Big Read author, Emily Maitlis, Broadcast Journalist of the Year at the London Press Club Awards (2017), will be joining us for an interview about her book Airhead, her experience meeting some of the world’s most influential people, travelling to all corners the world, and seeking to capture and share meaningful stories.

*Participants are advised that, due to the nature of Emily Maitlis’ profession, changes to the event may occur at the last moment.

Ask the author – student competition to interview Big Read author Emily Maitlis!  

Your chance to interview the interviewer! High profile British journalist, newsreader and lead anchor for BBC Newsnight Emily Maitlis is the author of this year's Big Read book, Airhead, and she's coming to St George’s. Emily has kindly agreed to be interviewed live online to an audience of St George’s University students and staff on 25 January 2021, and she wants you to be the interviewer!    

Enter the competition by using this form to complete the sentence below in 15 words or fewer   

"I want to interview Emily Maitlis because . . . ."   

Good luck!  

Send us your questions for Emily Maitlis!  

If you don’t want to enter the competition but have questions you would ask Emily Maitlis, send them our way by emailing, using the subject line QUESTION FOR EMILY  

Register for the event here

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