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Joey Jones – Sky News’ deputy political editor – has announced he is to leave the broadcaster “After 18 years in journalism, 16 at Sky + near a decade at Westminster I’m soon leaving all three. V grateful to the many who’ve helped me,” Joey…

BBC News today announced the appointment of two new editors to further strengthen its on-air reporting and analysis of health and education. Penny Marshall, currently Social Affairs Editor for ITV News, is appointed Education Editor, while Hugh Pym, currently Chief Economics Correspondent for BBC News,…

Sky News has appointed The Daily Telegraph’s Paul Kelso as Sports Correspondent. Paul has been the Chief Sports Reporter at the paper for the last four years. During that time he has covered major sports news stories and events including the London 2012 Olympics and…

Bob Diamond will face Members of Parliament today when he faces the Treasury Select Committee. Diamond, who was the chief executive officer of Barclay until yesterday, was called to give evidence after it came to light the bank tried to manipulate inter-bank lending rates. The…

Sky News is to launch a High Definition Channel. The HD Channel is set to launch in Spring 2010 following an upgrade to studios, production facilities and newsgathering operations in the UK and overseas. John Ryley, Head of Sky News said: ?Sky News HD marks…