Clare Weller, who fronts ITV Anglia East’s evening news programme, is to be dropped from the programme in the New Year, according to reports.
Weller, a former presenter on the ITV News Channel, was told the news on Monday morning. She’ll be replaced by Becky Jago, who will present the evening bulletin alongside current co-presenter, Jonathan Wills.
ITV is cutting the number of regional news programmes in England and the Scottish borders from 17 to 9.
Tyne Tees – the ITV television franchise for North East England – is celebrating 60 years on air today. It launched on 15 January 1959 from studios at a converted warehouse in City Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, remaining in the city until July 2005 when…
Regional news presenter Lucy Meacock celebrates 30 years at Granada Reports today. Meacock has been the lead female presenter on the news bulletin since 1988 where she has won 2 Baftas. One for coverage of the Hillsborough disaster. Lucy’s career started at the Chester Chronicle….