The Independent Award goes to ITN for Channel 4 News for Horror of Homs. Well done @ManiJournalist and @millerC4 for retaining the Indy Award and keeping within the @Channel4News family. #RTSTVJ. — Jamal Osman (@JamalMOsman) February 20, 2013
ITN for Channel 4 News has won the Innovative News award for No Go Britain. Sky News’ 50 States: 50 Voices and BBC’s The Olympic Torch Relay were also nominated for this award. Particularly proud of @annadoble and the whole… Read more
Ciaran Jenkins of Channel 4 News has been named RTS Young Journalist of the Year. Mark Lowen of BBC News and Sky’s Political correspondent Sophy Ridge were also nominated for the award. Lovely moment at the #RTSTVJ awards – Ciaran… Read more
Former Sun editor [[Kelvin MacKenzie]] declined to answer questions from Channel 4 News reporter [[Alex Thomson]] on his record over the paper’s coverage of the Hillsborough football tragedy. The Sun has long been boycotted in Liverpool for blaming fans for… Read more
ITN has today announced that Ben de Pear will become the new Editor of Channel 4 News. Ben, who joined Channel 4 News in 2005, is replacing Jim Gray, who left in June after editing the programme for 14 years…. Read more
Channel 4 News moved into their newly revamped studio tonight. The news team has spent the last month presenting from a temporary studio at ITN headquarters, while the main studio was gutted and refitted. The studio has been fitted with… Read more
From tonight, Channel Four news will broadcast from a virtual studio. The usual news studio is undergoing a refurbishment at the moment and should be ready sometime in November.
— BBC weather forecaster, Liam Dutton is to join Channel 4 News, presenting a weather forecast five nights a week. Liam Dutton says: “I can’t wait to be part of Channel 4 News’ history as the programme’s first weather presenter…. Read more
BBC Newsnight’s [[Michael Crick]] is to leave the corporation to take up a role at Channel 4 News. He will become Political Correspondent, taking the role vacated by Cathy Newman – who is to become a regular presenter alongside Jon… Read more
— The Deputy Head of Sky News, Simon Cole, is quitting management to return to the newsdesk. Cole said on Twitter: “I am returning to the Sky newsdesk in September. Giving up management for return to front line. Exciting! Watch… Read more
Samira Ahmed, Channel 4 News presenter and correspondent, is to leave the broadcaster.
Ahmed will leave at the end of June and take up freelance work with The BBC including presenting on Radio 4.
Matt Frei, BBC’s Washington correspondent, is joining Channel 4 News. Matt, who currently hosts BBC World America, will continue as Washington correspondent for Channel 4 News. Sarah Smith will return to London. Matt Frei said: “I’ve always respected the journalism… Read more