BBC’s Mark Damazer has been awarded a CBE for his services towards broadcasting. The former Radio 4 controller was among many in the New Year honours list including the former ITN correspondent Sandy Gall.
Damazer stepped down after 6 years of being in charge of radio 4 to become head of St Peter’s College at Oxford University. He said; “I’m very pleased, but I don’t delude myself. It’s not specifically for me but much more recognition of the role that Radio 4 plays in national public life. I was the fortunate person able to do a bit of choreography, but the real achievement comes from the people who make the programmes and come up with the ideas.”
Former BBC News Journalist Liz MacKean has died after suffering a stroke. She was 52. The news was announced during Friday’s BBC News at Six. She was the reporter on the expose of Sir Jimmy Savile as a paedophile which… Read more
The BBC News channel and Sky News will be relocated on the Freeview platform from Wednesday 2nd August 2017. BBC News will move from its current channel number 130 to 231, while Sky News moves from 132 to 233. BBC… Read more
The 2017 State Opening of Parliament takes place at the Palace of Westminster today (21 June). It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and will be Theresa May’s first Queen’s Speech as Prime Minister. The speech will set… Read more
FYI technical system crash seconds before 10. Director had to switch to a back-up system ASAP. @huwbbc doing great job #BBCNewsTen — Paul Royall (@paulroyall) June 20, 2017 Still better than ITV ? pic.twitter.com/b3hh8dBTTM — Huws At Ten (@HuwsAtTen) June… Read more