News

Latest news stories and news coverage previews

Adam Boulton on Sky News' Boulton & Co

Adam Boulton is to step down from his role as Political Editor at Sky News after 25 years. The 55-year-old, who joined Sky News in 1989, will present a new evening programme based at Sky’s Westminster studio from the summer. Sky says the programme will feature hard hitting interviews, insightful analysis and interactive elements. Adam has covered five election nights… Read more

BBC Weather is 60 Years Old 01-10 22-43-45

BBC celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first ever TV weather forecast today. George Cowling – a 32-year-old Met Office forecaster – became the first TV weatherman to present the five-minute live broadcast on 11 January 1954 from the BBC studios in Lime Grove. Liz Howell, BBC Head of Weather, said: “Weather has always been important to the BBC’s audiences… Read more

Carrie Gracie Leaves BBC News Channel

BBC News presenter Carrie Gracie bided farewell to the News Channel this morning after 13 years as one of its main presenters. Carrie is moving on to a newly-created post at BBC News, the corporation’s first China Editor. She will start the role in spring and will be based in the country’s capital of Beijing. Her fellow presenters Simon McCoy,… Read more

jacquie-beltrao-Image-051

Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The former Olympian revealed to her 34,000 Twitter followers that doctors had broken the news to her on Christmas Eve. Jacquie tweeted: “Been neglecting my twitter had a bit of a wobbly time of it – diagnosed with Breast Cancer on Xmas Eve – all positive thoughts welcome… Read more

BBC NEWS BBC News at One 03-18 13-00-03

The BBC today announced it will launch five new subscription-free HD channels on Tuesday 10th December, including BBC News HD. The other four channels are BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD and will be available on Freeview HD, Freesat HD, YouView, Sky HD and Virgin Media. Tony Hall, BBC Director-General, said: “I am delighted that… Read more

Sky News on Pick TV 11-26 21-12-57

Sky News has appointed Afua Hirsch to the newly created role of Social Affairs and Education Editor. A regular guest on Sky News, Afua has worked for The Guardian newspaper since 2008. After training as a barrister, she joined the paper as Legal Affairs Correspondent where she covered issues including secret courts, control orders, extraordinary rendition, and the legality of… Read more

laura-kuenssberg-ITV-News

Laura Kuenssberg will be joining BBC Newsnight as Chief Correspondent from mid-February 2014. Laura, who joined ITV News as Business Editor in 2011, will also regularly present the programme. Kuenssberg is the latest in a series of appointments made by new Newsnight Editor Ian Katz as part of the transformation of the BBC Two flagship news and current affairs programme…. Read more

Sunrise Team

Eamonn Holmes has signs a new five year contract with Sky News, ending rumours of a move to ITV to present its morning news programme, Daybreak. Sky said it’s delighted to announce that Eamonn has signed a new deal that will see him continue on in his current role as presenter of Sky News’ popular morning show, Sunrise with his… Read more

Sky News Kay Burley 2013

Sky News Presenter Kay Burley celebrates 25 years at Sky TV today. The Wigan born presenter joined the satellite broadcaster on 1st November 1988, and was one of the first presenters to grace the Sky News screen on 5th February 1989. Over the last 25 years, Kay has covered some of the biggest breaking news stories for Sky News including,… Read more

Sky News Sky News With Kay Burley 08-14 14-02-58

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane has been shot and killed in Egypt this morning. The 61-year-old had worked for Sky for 15 years, based in Washington and then Jerusalem. He was part of Sky’s team covering the violence in Cairo, which was headed up by Sky’s Middle East Correspondent Sam Kiley. The rest of the team are unhurt. “Everyone at… Read more

Latest News
Latest Pres
Recent Comments