Tom Bradby new Political Editor

ITV News as promoted Tom Bradby as political editor and signed Daisy Sampson (former BBC presenter) as chief political correspondent.

Tom Bradby is replacing Nick Robinson who went to the BBC to replace Andrew Marr.

The Head of ITV News, David Mannion said:
“Tom Bradby and Daisy Sampson are both formidable political journalists and their appointment signals a change in the way we intend to report political matters in the future. The rest of our team, including Libby Wiener and Angus Walker, will not be confined to Westminster. I want them out and about in the country connecting politics with the people,”

As part of the reshuffle John Ray, whose role will be taken by Daisy will be heading for one of ITN’s overseas bureaus next year.

Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2005