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John Suchet joined Five News in January 2006 to present the Thursday and Friday evening bulletins.

Previously, John worked at ITN for over 30 years, before his retirement in 2004. In the early days, he reported from across the world and later became one of Britain’s best known newscasters by presenting all of ITV’s main bulletins, including News At Ten.

John began his career with Reuters news agency and also spent a brief spell working at the BBC.

John has been honoured as both a presenter and reporter winning both Television Journalist of the Year 1986, and Television Newscaster of the Year 1996.

John’s great passion away from the news is music, particularly the life and work of Beethoven.

Veteran broadcaster John Suchet is to join Five News in the New Year to present some of the channels evening bulletins. Suchet, who retired from ITN in March 2004, will present the 5.30 and 7pm bulletins on Thursdays and Fridays as well as taking over…

Kirsty Young and John Suchet will not co-present the main Five News bulletins as has been reported. Suchet, who has been covering the bulletins whilst Young was on maternity leave, has though been given a permanent role at the channel. The pair will anchor the…

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