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Christa Ackroyd co-presents the Yorkshire and North Midlands version of Look North each weekday evening with Harry Gration.

Before joining Look North, Christa worked as a presenter for Yorkshire Television where she spent over a decade presenting the late Calendar bulletin.

Born and educated in Bradford, Christa is a Yorkshire lass through and through.

Earlier today, the BBC confirmed the departure of regional news presenter Christa Ackroyd. Christa, who was a co-presenter on BBC Look North from 2001 until recently, was taken off air for unspecified “editorial reasons” in March. There was speculation of a dispute surrounding her payment…

The BBC today confirmed that regional news presenter Christa Ackroyd has left the corporation. Christa joined BBC Look North in 2001 from the Yorkshire TV Calendar show which she had presented from 1990 with the late Richard Whiteley. In a statement the BBC said that…

Name? Ian White Age? 34 Where are you from? Northumberland , born in hexham in 1971 How did you get started in broadcasting? Hospital radio station Radio Tyneside in Newcastle When was that? 1988 Why News broadcasting? Always wanted to be journalist, tell stories and…

ITV Calendar opened with a special ident tonight. Anglia did the same thing last month after the conviction of serial rapist, Steve Wright. As for Calendar’s counterpart – Harry Gration and Christa Ackroyd are presenting Look North from outside the home of Shannon Matthews.

Harry Gration co-presents the Yorkshire and North Midlands version of Look North each weekday evening with Christa Ackroyd. After a five year break from the programme, Harry returned to Look North in 1999. Prior to this, he worked for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Match…