Guest presenters for BBC Newshour

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BBC World Service programme Newshour will be presented by five guest presenters, from Monday 26 September to Friday 30 September.

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The presenters – drawn from the world of international broadcasting and media – will each present the programme for one edition at 13:00 GMT, which will air to a global audience.

The line-up includes: BBC broadcaster Jeremy Paxman, Belgian presenter Christine Ockrent, Broadcaster Redi Tlhabi, ABC ‘This Week’ presenter Christiane Amanpour, and BBC Radio 4 Journalist Evan Davis.

Andrew Whitehead, editor BBC World Service News, says: “I’m delighted to have such a renowned line-up of international journalists and broadcasters in the presenting seat for Newshour – all bringing their own expertise and flair to one of the most challenging roles in news broadcasting, tackling a global agenda and serving a global audience.”

Last updated: Monday 19 September 2011