For the French actress, see Catherine Jacob (actress).
Catherine Jacob is a news correspondent for Five News, and previously worked for ITV News.
She joined ITN in 2000 as a trainee, working across Channel 4, Channel 5, and ITV News. She became a fully-fledged reporter for ITV News in 2002.
She recently became the youngest journalist ever to be awarded the Golden Nymph for Best News Story at the Monte Carlo film and TV awards for an investigation into child labor in the ship breaking yards of Bangladesh.
She is also Five's Royal Correspondent.
On 2 August 2007, Sky News announced that it was appointing Catherine Jacob as its new environment correspondent from September.
She moved from Five News, produced by Sky News, and replaced Robert Nisbet who becomes Sky's Washington-based US correspondent.
Catherine went to Durham University where she received a degree in Spanish and French.