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ITN will produce news for Channel 5 for the next four years following a £35m-plus deal struck between the two organisations. Under the terms of the deal, the 5 News team will move to a new base at ITN’s headquarters in Gray’s Inn Road HQ…. Read more

ITN will once again produce Channel 5 News when it takes over the contract from Sky News next year. ITN, the news provider for ITV News and Channel 4 News, produced Five News when the channel launched in 1997 till 2005, when Sky won the… Read more

Former Sky News and GMTV presenter, Emma Crosby is joining Five to present Five News at Seven. Emma will present her first bulletin on 14th February, and Matt Barbet will continue to host the Five PM bulletin. Matt said: “I’ve known Emma for years, and… Read more

There is growing speculation that top newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky will leave Five News in the new year. The presenter, who is currently on maternity leave, has yet to renew her contract with the broadcaster when it expires in December 2010. Miss Kaplinsky recently gave birth… Read more

[jwplayer config=”Playlist Player” playlist.position=”right” playlistid=”9423″] On May 6th the British public voted in the General Election 2010 ? The outcome was a hung parliament with the Conservative party winning 306 seats, Labour winning 258 seats, The Liberal Democrats winning 57 seats and others winning the… Read more

Dawn Airey, Channel Five’s chief executive, said that changes are coming to Five, and Five News. The daytime and weekend updates will go. Five News at 7 will move to 6:30pm and extend to an hour. Set to launch this Summer, It’ll have a mixture… Read more

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Natasha Kaplinsky has joined five News as a replacement to Kirsty Young. Kaplinsky will present the main 5.30pm and 7pm news bulletins. Her first broadcast will be in 2008. Natasha’s recruitment is part of a plan to refresh and relaunch Five’s pioneering news programming. Natasha… Read more

Former Five News presenter, Kirsty Young will be the new presenter of Crimewatch and will appear on the programme from January. Young will take over from current presenter Fiona Bruce, who has been in the role for seven years and will continue to work in… Read more

Jane Dougall has joined Five News and Victoria Gatenby will move over from Sky News. Jane Dougall had been working as a freelancer, prior to that she was a Manchester-based reporter for ITV Granada. Also, Victoria Gatenby will move over from Sky News to provide… Read more

BBC London News’ Matt Barbet is to join Five News in October ahead of a new look to the channels news bulletins, it has been announced. Barbet, who has recently presented the BBC’s main Breakfast programme, will join the channel as a presenter and correspondent… Read more

Kirsty Young is to leave Five News in the Autumn, it has been announced. Young has worked for the channel since its launch ten years ago bar a period where she worked for ITV News. She also presents Desert Island Disks on BBC Radio Four… Read more

Priya Kaur-Jones is to leave Five News nearly a year after joining, the TV Newsroom can reveal. Priya joined the channel last Christmas from East Midlands Today and is to undertake freelance work. Priya leaves Five on Wednesday September 27.

Kirsty Young and John Suchet will not co-present the main Five News bulletins as has been reported. Suchet, who has been covering the bulletins whilst Young was on maternity leave, has though been given a permanent role at the channel. The pair will anchor the… Read more

Sky News presenter Kay Burley is to join Five News this summer, it has been announced. Burley, who will continue to anchor her Lunchtime Live programme each weekday, will also present Five’s 5.30pm bulletins five days a week as a stand-in for Kirsty Young, who… Read more

Veteran broadcaster John Suchet is to join Five News in the New Year to present some of the channels evening bulletins. Suchet, who retired from ITN in March 2004, will present the 5.30 and 7pm bulletins on Thursdays and Fridays as well as taking over… Read more

Five News today announced a special day of programming in which viewers will be able to question the Prime Minister. Talk To The Prime Minister, presented by Kirsty Young, will be the culmination of a day of unique programmes at 7pm in the evening. The… Read more

Five News today, Monday January 3rd 2005, launched its brand new on-air look as Sky News took over production of the channel’s bulletins. Kirsty Young, the face of Five, was the first presenter on the new set, bringing viewers up-to-date with the latest developments on… Read more

Five News has today announced the appointments of three reporters as part of its new look when Sky News takes over production in January 2005. Andy Bell will remain as the channel’s Political Editor, reporting on the main events in and around Westminster as well… Read more

Five News today unveiled its new presentation team for when Sky News takes over production of the bulletins in January 2005. Kirsty Young will continue to present the main evening bulletins each Monday-Wednesday. Sky News Presenter Julie Etchingham will take over the 5.30pm bulletins on… Read more

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