I went to the scene of a stabbing, quite soon after it happened and you could feel the tension in the air… those situations can feel a little bit threatening, but I always try to approach each story with a healthy dose of empathy.

Ria Chatterjee

Reporter, ITV News

Ria was named Regional Journalist of the Year at the Asian Media Awards. Her work in London has led her to examine how poverty, mental health, policing, domestic abuse, social media and school exclusions play a part in exacerbating youth violence.