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Emily Maitlis is a presenter across much of the BBC’s core news output; presenting Newsnight, the main national bulletins and on the BBC News Channel.

Emily was previously the main presenter of BBC London News, presenting the main 1830 programme most weeknights.

Emily joined BBC London at its launch in 2001 and prior to this, she was a presenter with Sky News. During her time at the BBC, Emily has also presented Breakfast.

While at Sky, she covered many top stories including US presidential elections, the fall of Belgrade, the Afghan hostage crisis, the Concorde crash, various Mandelson resignations and the Tory leadership race.

Prior to this, she was a Business Correspondent for Sky News. She also spent six years working in the Far East.

Emily is married with a young son.

Emily Maitlis suffered a coughing fit this evening while reading out a story about a 60ft whale that was discovered on a beach near Gerinish on South Uist on Tuesday.

BBC London News presenter Emily Maitlis is to undertake two new major roles for BBC News. The Ex-Sky News presenter will present the evening 7pm-10pm slot on BBC News 24 alongside Special Correspondent Ben Brown and will also join the current presenting team on BBC…

The polls are open in the 2017 General Election and will close at 10pm tonight, when the results of the exit poll will be revealed. The broadcasters’ exit poll, carried out by Ipsos MORI and GfK for the BBC, ITV News, and Sky News will…

David Dimbleby will once again host the BBC’s TV election results programme over the 8 and 9 June 2017. This will be David’s tenth time leading the results team – he’s first election results programme was in 1979. He’ll be joined by Mishal Husain, Emily…

The Royal Television Society has announced the winners of the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2017. The awards, which took place in Park Lane on Wednesday night, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform and…