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ITV has announce a new presenting team set to join its Breakfast show later this year. Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard, Charlotte Hawkins and Sean Fletcher will be joining the channel as ITV’s main weekday presenters between 6.00am and 8.30am, on ITV’s newly named breakfast show, ‘Good Morning Britain’. Lorraine Kelly will now be at the helm of her own show… Read more

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Sky News has appointed Tom Cheshire to the new role of Technology Correspondent. Tom will take responsibility for all the channel’s technology coverage, delivering news and analysis on television and all Sky News’ digital products. Tom joins Sky News from Wired Magazine where he is Associate Editor. Tom has also contributed to the Observer, GQ magazine and the Evening Standard…. Read more

RTS Awards

The Royal Television Society (RTS) awards for Television Journalism take place this evening, live at the London Hilton in Park Lane. The awards, for news and current affairs, recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are received in the UK and by the agencies which supply UK news broadcasters. Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams will announce the… Read more

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Sky News Business Presenter Joel Hills is to join ITV News as its new Business Editor. He’ll replace Laura Kuenssberg who has joined BBC Newsnight as chief correspondent and presenter. Joel wasn’t the only Sky staffer to apply for the ITV job. According to Media Guido, Dharshini David also applied but missed out. “I am proud and thrilled to be… Read more

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Sky News has today announced the appointment of Ian King as its new Business Presenter. Ian, who is currently the Business and City Editor at The Times, will be a lead voice in Sky’s business coverage and will present its daily business programme that tackles the top corporate stories of the day. The show, based at Sky’s City studio in… Read more

RTS Awards

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the Television Journalism Awards 2012/2013. The awards, for news and current affairs, recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are received in the UK and by the agencies which supply UK news broadcasters. Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams will announce the winners at a ceremony at the… Read more

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Sky Sports News presenter Charlie Webster will begin a 250 mile run today to raise awareness of domestic violence. Over the next seven days, the 31-year-old will visit 40 UK football clubs along the way, including Anfield, Goodison Park and the Reebok Stadium in support of domestic abuse charity ‘Women’s Aid’. Charlie recently revealed that she was sexually assaulted as… Read more

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BBC News presenter Komla Dumor has died at the young age of 41. Komla was born in Accra, Ghana, in 1972, and was one of Ghana’s best known journalists. He joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast journalism in Ghana, where he won the Ghana Journalist of the Year award. Between 2007 and 2009 he hosted Network… Read more

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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

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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