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Allegra Stratton is the National Editor of ITV News after four years as political editor on BBC Two’s Newsnight.

Stratton attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where she read archaeology and anthropology and has worked as a producer for the BBC, on the foreign desk at The Times and written for The Independent and The New Statesman.

After leaving the BBC, she joined The Guardian as a political correspondent, presenting the newspaper’s ‘Politics Weekly’ podcast with Tom Clark.

Stratton returned to the BBC on 20 February 2012, as political editor of Newsnight. She replaced Michael Crick who left to become a political correspondent for Channel 4 News.

BBC Newsnight’s Political Editor Allegra Stratton is to join ITV News’ line-up of specialist experts in the newly-created role of National Editor. The broadcaster today announced that Allegra will work across ITV News’ full range of programmes, appearing frequently on News at Ten. In her…

BBC Newsnight has announced Allegra Stratton will be joining the programme as Political Editor, following the departure of [[Michael Crick]]. Currently the Guardian’s political correspondent, Allegra is no stranger to the BBC or Newsnight. Before joining the Guardian she was a producer for the programme…

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