Name: Elizabeth (Beth) Frances Rigby
Date of Birth: born 1976
Network: Sky News
Biography: Beth Rigby is Political Editor at Sky News.
Formerly of the Times and FT. She joined the FT in 1998 as a graduate trainee (she has a degree in social and political science from Cambridge university and a masters in Latin American studies from the University of London).
During her FT career, she has worked across a range of beats as financial services reporter, hedge fund correspondent and retail correspondent. Immediately before joining the lobby, she was the consumer industries editor.
Says she likes running, binge-watching on Netflix and northern soul.
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