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Rachel Younger - Sky News

Sky News correspondent Rachel Younger is joining ITV News as Health Editor. “So excited to be joining the fantastic @itvnews as #Health Editor. V sad to leave great friends + journos @SkyNews but can’t wait to start!” said Rachel on Twitter. She joined Sky News in 2000 and subsequently covered some of the biggest breaking news stories including the Soham… Read more

Penny Marshall ITV News

Penny Marshall is to return to ITV News as Social Affairs Editor, just five months after joining the BBC. Penny was named the BBC’s new Education Editor in March 2014 and was set to start at the end of June, but this was delayed due to a heath issue. At ITV, she will lead the network’s in-depth reporting and analysis… Read more

Adam Boulton and Sarah Hewson

Sky News today announced a new evening show that will showcase the best of Sky News’ journalism with interviews with major guests, studio debate, analysis and a pioneering social media cross-over. From 1st September 2014, Adam Boulton and Sarah Hewson will host ‘Sky News Tonight’ at Millbank, weekdays from 7pm to 9pm* The show will be a home for Sky… Read more

Sky Sports News HQ has launched this morning. Formerly known has Sky Sports News (SSN), Sky Sports News HQ will put viewers at the heart of sports news with a new schedule, upgraded studio and improved digital services including redesigned apps and integrated social media coverage. The channel has moved from its 405 EPG slot to 401 on the EPG…. Read more

Ian King Live - 2nd June 2014

Sky News has today announced the launch date of ‘Ian King Live‘ – Sky’s new flagship business show. The half hour programme will be broadcast live every Monday to Thursday at 6.30pm from the Sky News City studio in The Gherkin from Monday 2nd June 2014. The show will be hosted by new Business Presenter, Ian King. Ian will put… Read more

BBC Newsnight 2012  (13)

BBC Newsnight has appointed Nick Hopkins as its Investigations Correspondent. Hopkins, currently Investigations Editor of the Guardian, is one of the UK’s most experienced reporters and was a member of the Guardian team that investigated the Edward Snowden files. He was previously National News Editor and Deputy Foreign Editor of the Guardian and has a distinguished record as a reporter… Read more

BBC Newsnight 2012  (13)

Jeremy Paxman is to step down as presenter of Newsnight after 25 years. He informed Tony Hall, the Director General, and James Harding, the Director of News and Current Affairs, of his decision last summer, but with the appointment of a new editor and following a difficult period for Newsnight, Jeremy generously agreed to stay to help the new team… Read more

Nikki Fox BBC News

BBC News has today announced the appointment of Nikki Fox to the newly created role of Disability Correspondent. Fox is a Sony Award-winning journalist and broadcaster who has made a number of documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 live. She also regularly appears as a contributor on Richard Bacon’s Moan-In on Radio 5 live. On television, Nikki has… Read more


BBC News presenter George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. In a statement released today, the BBC said “George will be off air for a while as he undergoes treatment. “He is grateful for all the good wishes he has received thus far and is optimistic for a positive outcome. “George asks that he and his family are given… Read more

Matt Barbet leaves 5 News

Matt Barbet is to return to Channel 5 News to present the refreshed 6:30pm programme: 5 News Tonight. After two years at ITV presenting Daybreak, Matt returns to present 5 News Tonight with Emma Crosby remaining the presenter on 5 News at 5. “I’m really happy to be returning to Channel 5 at what is a very exciting time for… Read more