Dan Walker to replace Bill Turnbull on BBC Breakfast

Dan Walker BBC Breakfast

Sport presenter Dan Walker will join BBC Breakfast on Monday 29 February as a new presenter on the BBC One flagship daily news programme, replacing the departing Bill Turnbull. He’ll join BBC Breakfast co-presenter Louise Minchin on the famous red sofa on a Monday to Wednesday (6am-9.15am). Dan has more than 17 years’ experience working as a journalist and presenter... Read more

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Dan Walker BBC Breakfast
Dan Walker to replace Bill Turnbull on BBC Breakfast

Sport presenter Dan Walker will join BBC Breakfast on Monday 29 February as a new presenter on the BBC One flagship daily news programme, replacing the departing Bill Turnbull. He’ll join BBC Breakfast co-presenter Louise Minchin on the famous red sofa on a Monday to Wednesday (6am-9.15am). Dan has more than 17 years’ experience working as a journalist and presenter... Read more

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RTS announces nominations for Television Journalism Awards 2016

The Royal Television Society has announced the nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2016. The awards, for news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform and, for the first time, those who create online video content from a UK production base. Channel 4 News’ Matt... Read more

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Channel 4 News unveils app for Apple TV

Channel 4 News has unveiled its new app for Apple TV — making it the third major UK media outlet on the platform, along with BBC iPlayer and Sky. The app, which has been launched in time for Christmas, provides both a showcase for the programme’s premium award-winning HD film-making and a catch-up service for the last seven days of... Read more

Kathy Secker
Former Tyne Tees presenter Kathy Secker dies aged 70

Former Tyne Tees presenter Kathy Secker has died, her family has announced. “We know Kathy was held the hearts of many in the North East from her years presenting with Tyne Tees and BBC Radio, and for her work founding and building Grace House in Sunderland. “To her family though she was just a much loved mum, sister, step-mum and... Read more

Kamal Ahmed
Kamal Ahmed named BBC’s new Economics Editor; replaces Robert Peston

Kamal Ahmed is to become the BBC’s new Economics Editor. In replacing Robert Peston as Economics Editor, Kamal will lead the BBC’s economic coverage and will have a broad remit on finance policy stories including leading the BBC’s reporting on the Treasury and other finance stories for all news outlets. “I have had a wonderful time as Business Editor of... Read more

Allegra Stratton
BBC’s Allegra Stratton joins ITV News as National Editor

BBC Newsnight’s Political Editor Allegra Stratton is to join ITV News’ line-up of specialist experts in the newly-created role of National Editor. The broadcaster today announced that Allegra will work across ITV News’ full range of programmes, appearing frequently on News at Ten. In her new role, she will provide insight and in-depth analysis of the domestic and policy issues... Read more

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