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Kay Burley – Sky News says goodbye Faisal Islam 04-11 18-49-02

Kay Burley said goodbye to Sky News’ Political Editor Faisal Islam today. Faisal, who has been with Sky since 2014 is off to the BBC to take up the role of Economics Editor. Having graduated with an economics degree, Faisal previously held positions as The…

Hayley McQueen – Sky Sports News Presenter (5)

Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen has announced she is expecting a child. “I’d hoped having a baby was going to happen one day but wasn’t sure it ever would. Baby McQueen-Newmann has been cooking away for a few months now and pleased to report…

Bryn Law – Sky Sports News Reporter (4)

Sky Sports commentator Bryn Law has announced he is leaving Sky Sports today. “20+ years with Sky comes to an end for me today. Worked with some brilliant people in that time, made lots of friends so it’s a sad day but it’s time for…

Jeremy Bowen – BBC

The BBC’s Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. He told BBC Breakfast, a show he presented alongside Sophie Raworth from 2000 and 2002, that he “had no symptoms – none of the classic bowel cancer symptoms. Nothing at all. “But…

Radzi Chinyanganya – BBC Winter Olympics Presenter (2)

Radzi Chinyanganya will leave Blue Peter after spending five and a half years on the programme. In an announcement posted on Instagram last night, the 32-year-old said: “After 5 INCREDIBLE years, I have decided to hang up my Blue Peter badge, and say goodbye to…

Fraser Robertson

Sky Sports reporter Fraser Robertson has died at the age of 47. Fraser passed away from natural causes, leaving behind a wife and young daughter. Former Sky Sports football presenter David Tanner said: “I’m heartbroken that Fraser Robertson, my oldest pal in journalism, has died….

BBC Newsnight 2012  (13)

The BBC today confirmed a new line up of presenters for BBC Two’s Newsnight. Emily Maitlis will become the new lead presenter, while Kirsty Wark, a main presenter on Newsnight for 25 years, will be undertaking an enhanced role on the programme. Emma Barnett, presenter…

Channel 5 5 News At 5 03-15 17-13-30

Channel 5 News hasn’t made it to air this evening following a powercut in the gallery. Apologies to all those who're turning on, expecting to see the news. I was in the studio, everything was ready to go and there was a power cut in…

Sam Coates – Sky News – The Times

Sam Coates of the Times is to join Sky News. He will take on the role of deputy political editor, which was vacated by the promotion of Beth Rigby to political editor. “Beth’s promotion to political editor in May gives us a great opportunity to…

RTS Awards 2018

The nominations for the 2019 RTS Television Journalism Awards have been announced. The awards, for both news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform or who create online video content from…

Beth Rigby Images – Sky News (2)

Beth Rigby has been appointed political editor at Sky News. She will replace Faisal Islam who is moving to the BBC to become its economics editor. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be appointed Sky News’ Political Editor,” said Beth. “Huge opportunity and responsibility at such an…

Jill Dando – BBC News

The BBC is to revisit the murder of Jill Dando with a special 60 minute long documentary to mark the 20th anniversary. In April 1999, television presenter and newsreader, Jill Dando, known for her work on the 6 o’clock news, Crimewatch and Holiday, was shot…