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Stephen Cole is to be the main male news anchor, based in London, at the soon-to-launch Al-Jazeera International.

He will present news bulletins alongside former ITV Newscaster Felicity Barr.

Prior to joining Al-Jazeera, Stephen worked at the BBC. He was one of the main presenters on BBC World for many years before joining BBC News 24 as a relief presenter. He has also fronted bulletins at Sky News and CNN.

Stephen shot to fame when he presented the main Six and Ten O’clock News bulletins on the day that many staff members at BBC News went on strike.

BBC News journalists who are members of the NUJ Union have started a 48 hour strike over pensions. Most journalists, including the BBC’s top newsreaders, started a walkout at midnight on November 5th. The structure of bulletins throughout the strike is currently unknown but MediaGuardian…

Al Jazeera has 20 branded London taxis which have been attracting tourists and Londoners. The taxis feature some of Al Jazeera English channel’s well-known faces including Sir David Frost, Rageh Omar, Darren Jordan, Lauren Taylor, Stephen Cole, Veronica Pedrosa, Jasim Azzawi, Riz Khan, Ghida Fakhry,…

Al-Jazeera has today launched its new international news channel. Al-Jazeera English, which is broadcast from four dedicated broadcast centres in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC, launched at 1200 GMT. The channel features established names such as Darren Jordon, Shiulie Ghosh, Felicity Barr and…

ITV’s Felicity Barr has joined Al-Jazeera International as anchor for its London broadcast centre. Felicity will co-present the news with Stephen Cole, former senior presenter for BBC World. Felicity’s last night on ITV News was the 8th February ’06. Images of Felicity | News Forums

A number of BBC presenters and reporters are on the move in the near future. At the BBC, presenters Adrian Finighan and Stephen Cole are leaving the corporation. Finighan, who presents on both BBC World and BBC News 24 will host a new show on…