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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… Read more

Sky News has appointed Channel 4’s John Sparks as Moscow Correspondent. John will be responsible for delivering the latest news and analysis from Moscow and the nearby regions across all Sky News’ platforms. He joins Sky News after four and a half years as Asia… Read more

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Jeremy Paxman and David Mitchell will front Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night on Thursday 7th May 2015. They’ll be joined by a host of guests in the studio and around the country with their take on the unfolding story. Richard Osman will be on hand… Read more

Channel 4 and Sky News will broadcast a live 90-minute programme this evening called ‘Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10,’ just days before parliament is dissolved and the election campaigns begin in earnest. Channel 4’s election night presenter Jeremy Paxman will interview… Read more

Channel 4 News has appointed Helia Ebrahimi as its new Business Correspondent. She is joining Channel 4 News from CNBC in her role as UK Business Editor covering economics, politics and corporate news for the network’s flagship show Squawk Box. In this role Helia will… Read more

As the result of drawing of lots by the broadcasters (BBC, ITV, Sky and Channel 4) the order of the party leaders’ televised General Election debates is: 2 April: ITV – Debate between the party leaders of the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, UKIP, the SNP,… Read more

The four broadcasters behind plans for televised General Election debates are today publishing new proposals to expand the debates. The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky said the fresh initiative follows talks spanning three months with the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP, and… Read more

Siobhan Kennedy has been appointed the business editor of Channel 4 News. She has been the programme’s business correspondent for six years and takes up the post immediately. Siobhan’s new remit involves comprehensive reporting of every aspect of business including investigations, features and analysis of… Read more

Channel 4 News has appointed Jon Laurence as the new Digital Editor. Laurence is joining the award-winning programme from the Telegraph Media Group where he is currently Head of Planning. He will lead the programme’s specialist online team, prioritise a 16-34 audience demographic and create… Read more

The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky today announce their joint plans to broadcast a series of party leader debates in the run up to the 2015 General Election. They have written to Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour Leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat Leader Nick… Read more

Jeremy Paxman will front Channel 4’s 2015 general election night coverage. In 2010 Channel 4 won critical-acclaim and impressive ratings for its coverage of the General Election (“The Alternative Election Night”). Broadcast live, it attracted a 10.4% audience share – and outperformed ITV1’s coverage. The… Read more

Below is a video of Jon Snow ‘freestylin’ in the BBC foyer following an interview with Jeremy Paxman. Paxman, who is now 64-years-old, will host his final Newsnight programme tonight as he steps down from the show after 25 years. Ian Katz, Editor of Newsnight,… Read more

Sky News has appointed Faisal Islam as its new Political Editor, replacing Adam Boulton who after 25 years as Political Editor is to become a full time presenter on Sky News. Faisal will lead Sky’s political coverage and deliver the latest news and analysis from… Read more

Former Sun editor [[Kelvin MacKenzie]] declined to answer questions from Channel 4 News reporter [[Alex Thomson]] on his record over the paper’s coverage of the Hillsborough football tragedy. The Sun has long been boycotted in Liverpool for blaming fans for the events that led to… Read more

ITN has today announced that Ben de Pear will become the new Editor of Channel 4 News. Ben, who joined Channel 4 News in 2005, is replacing Jim Gray, who left in June after editing the programme for 14 years. de Pear joined C4 News… Read more

Channel 4 News moved into their newly revamped studio tonight. The news team has spent the last month presenting from a temporary studio at ITN headquarters, while the main studio was gutted and refitted. The studio has been fitted with two brand new video walls… Read more

From tonight, Channel Four news will broadcast from a virtual studio. The usual news studio is undergoing a refurbishment at the moment and should be ready sometime in November.

BBC Newsnight’s [[Michael Crick]] is to leave the corporation to take up a role at Channel 4 News. He will become Political Correspondent, taking the role vacated by Cathy Newman – who is to become a regular presenter alongside Jon and Krishnan. Crick was a… Read more

— The Deputy Head of Sky News, Simon Cole, is quitting management to return to the newsdesk. Cole said on Twitter: “I am returning to the Sky newsdesk in September. Giving up management for return to front line. Exciting! Watch out BBC.” — Channel 4… Read more

Beacon Capital Partners, a US equity firm has appointed Jones Lang LaSalle to sell 200 Grays Inn Road – The head quarters of ITN. ITN Head Quaters [singlepic=25896] Beacon declined to comment on the restructuring.At Gray’s Inn Road, Beacon has put ITN’s headquarters, where Channel… Read more

Samira Ahmed, Channel 4 News presenter and correspondent, is to leave the broadcaster.
Ahmed will leave at the end of June and take up freelance work with The BBC including presenting on Radio 4.

Matt Frei, BBC’s Washington correspondent, is joining Channel 4 News. Matt, who currently hosts BBC World America, will continue as Washington correspondent for Channel 4 News. Sarah Smith will return to London. Matt Frei said: “I’ve always respected the journalism at Channel 4 News –… Read more

Channel 4 will host a debate between the Chancellor and shadow Chancellors on the economy, 5 days after the Budget Report. Alistair Daring, George Osborne and Vince Cable will take part in an hour long debate in front of an invited audience of 200. Channel… Read more

Channel 4 is axing News at Noon and More4 News at the end of the year. The cost-cutting move will lead to the lost of up to 20 jobs. Channel 4 News’ Technology correspondent, Benjamin Cohen broke the news just before 2pm on twitter saying… Read more

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