ITV News has appointed Keir Simmons as the new UK Editor. After weeks of waiting, confirmation has come through to TV Newsroom that Keir Simmons is now the new UK Editor. He is one of a few that were speculated, Rohit Kachroo – who also seemed to be appealing will be the new Crime Correspondent.
“In Keir we have a ready made replacement for Angus Walker following his move to China Correspondent,” said Jonathan Munro, ITV News deputy editor.
Keir described his new role as “Challenging and Exciting”
In other news, Emily Morgan has a 6 month contract signed as a general reporter for ITV News.
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• Mary Nightingale will present the ITV Evening News from Downing Street tonight, the day before polling day. Ready for @ITVEveningNews from Downing Street at 6.30. Join me then. pic.twitter.com/nk1tZyOflM — Mary Nightingale (@nightingaleitv) June 7, 2017 All the broadcasters' places marked out ready for…
George Osborne – Editor of The Evening Standard, former Chancellor and Conservative MP – and Ed Balls, former Labour Cabinet Minister and Shadow Chancellor, will join ITV on election night on June 8th. As the polls close, News at Ten presenter Tom Bradby will take…
Darren McCaffrey questions ITV News’ Emma Murphy, his Liberal Democrat bus friend, on her thoughts on the ITV Leaders’ Debate.