Sophie Morgan

TV Presenter

Sophie, 32, was paralysed from the chest down in a car crash aged 18. Since then she has gone on to establish a diverse and successful portfolio career; spanning across various creative industries.

She is a Television Presenter and reporter working exclusively on Channel 4.

Sophie is Director of three companies; Empire Investors, Mannequal & Votal.

She is also works an Artist and Portraitist, London, and runs a small boutique arts company called Love Lines.

In addition to this Sophie is an award-winning campaigner, Patron of Scope, and was voted in the top 100 most influential people with a disability two years running.

How To Retire At 40

What I mean by retirement is instead financial freedom. Freedom of choice. Freedom to work if I want to or not if I don't, freedom to travel, paint, sleep, build another business, volunteer, hang out with friends, pursue a passion project, scuba dive, ski... whatever I like!
10/07/2017 11:58 BST

The Hidden Pressure Of Working With A Disability

<img alt="everybody banner" src="" width="300" height="35" /> Last month for example, I was struck down by a pressure sore. These are common secondary complications of being paralysed, and can occur at any time. I blanched with fear when I discovered it. 'I don't have time', I panicked. 'I literally do not have time to be... disabled'.
05/07/2017 07:50 BST

Our Voices And Votes Are More Important Than You Think

This election, let's come together to show the country that we refuse to be overlooked. To show those in power that our votes are precious and that they must work hard to win them, and in the long run, keep them. Our voices and our votes are more important than you think.
06/06/2017 17:19 BST

The Science And Psychology Behind Why We Can't Resist Snacks

I watched as a potato was dropped onto the production line and just 14 minutes later it emerged as a bag of crisps. It was still warm! And they take a picture of every single crisp before it goes into the bags. Any crisp that isn't perfect is removed. This is an industry that has perfected the art of making us come back for more.
21/05/2017 20:31 BST

The World's Worst Place to Be Disabled?

The UK is by no means the best place in the world to be disabled. But given that as a disabled person I am able to access the basic care, equipment, education, employment I need to live, I feel very privileged in comparison to the estimated one billion disabled people worldwide, of which 80% are found in developing countries.
19/08/2015 18:14 BST

Businesses Ignoring Disabled Customers' Needs Is a Big... BIG... Huge Mistake

Like many disabled people, I just want access to the same places and products as everyone else, and I hope disabled people feel as encouraged as I do that this report may be the best way in which we can start to access them. So if you are reading this as a disabled person, the next time you feel discriminated against, my advice is to do a Julia Roberts...
10/03/2015 17:59 GMT