Mark Austin replaces Trevor McDonald

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Mark Austin will take over from Trevor McDonald to present the ITV News at 10.30pm from the end of the year.

Mark will continue to co-present the ITV Evening News at 6.30pm with Mary Nightingale.

The Head of ITV News, David Mannion said:
“Mark’s background and experience provide him with exceptional credibility and authority. Trevor is of course unique but I am delighted someone of Mark’s calibre is stepping in and am completely confident that he will emerge as Britain’s most popular and authoritative news anchor.”

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