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The BBC’s Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. He told BBC Breakfast, a show he presented alongside Sophie Raworth from 2000 and 2002, that he “had no symptoms – none of the classic bowel cancer… Read more

Radzi Chinyanganya will leave Blue Peter after spending five and a half years on the programme. In an announcement posted on Instagram last night, the 32-year-old said: “After 5 INCREDIBLE years, I have decided to hang up my Blue Peter… Read more

Sky Sports reporter Fraser Robertson has died at the age of 47. Fraser passed away from natural causes, leaving behind a wife and young daughter. Former Sky Sports football presenter David Tanner said: “I’m heartbroken that Fraser Robertson, my oldest… Read more

The BBC today confirmed a new line up of presenters for BBC Two’s Newsnight. Emily Maitlis will become the new lead presenter, while Kirsty Wark, a main presenter on Newsnight for 25 years, will be undertaking an enhanced role on… Read more

Channel 5 News hasn’t made it to air this evening following a powercut in the gallery. Apologies to all those who're turning on, expecting to see the news. I was in the studio, everything was ready to go and there… Read more

Sam Coates of the Times is to join Sky News. He will take on the role of deputy political editor, which was vacated by the promotion of Beth Rigby to political editor. “Beth’s promotion to political editor in May gives… Read more

The nominations for the 2019 RTS Television Journalism Awards have been announced. The awards, for both news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform or who… Read more

Beth Rigby has been appointed political editor at Sky News. She will replace Faisal Islam who is moving to the BBC to become its economics editor. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be appointed Sky News’ Political Editor,” said Beth. “Huge opportunity… Read more

The BBC is to revisit the murder of Jill Dando with a special 60 minute long documentary to mark the 20th anniversary. In April 1999, television presenter and newsreader, Jill Dando, known for her work on the 6 o’clock news,… Read more

Sky News will broadcast live coverage of their newsroom online and on a dedicated channel from 7am-5pm on February 5th to mark the 30th anniversary of Sky News. 32 cameras and microphones will be installed in the newsrooms. The corporate… Read more

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… Read more

BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry has died from cancer at the age of 51. She died at the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning (10th Jan). Totally, utterly, completely devastated. Just can’t believe we have lost the lovely hugely… Read more

Sky News will tweak its daytime schedule starting from Monday 7th January 2019. The main changes will see Ian King Live move from 6.30pm to 1.30pm, and Sky News Sunrise reduced to three hours. 06.00am – 09.00am: Sky News Sunrise… Read more

Sarah-Jane Mee has been diagnosed with a paralysed vocal cord. The Sky News Sunrise presenter has been off TV for a few weeks now with what was first thought to be laryngitis. In a tweet posted this morning, she said:… Read more

Ben Hunte has been announced as the first LGBT Correspondent for BBC News. The newly created role will report on the stories, issues and debates surrounding sexuality and gender and focus on providing insight and analysis on matters affecting the… Read more

Fiona Bruce has been announced as the new presenter for BBC One’s Question Time. “It is an honour to be asked to take on one of the great political programmes of the BBC. Particularly at a time of such historic… Read more

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… Read more

News presenter Richard Baker, who introduced the first TV news bulletin on the BBC in 1954, has died at the aged of 93. The son of a plasterer, Baker was born in Willesden, North London, and educated at the former… Read more

Channel 4 News announced today a partnership with Facebook to produce a new weekly news show, ‘Uncovered,’ exclusively for Facebook Watch. Due to premier in the New Year, ‘Uncovered’ is an in-depth and engaging news and analysis programme from Channel… Read more

Faisal Islam has been appointed the new Economics Editor for BBC News. Faisal, who currently serves as Political Editor at Sky News, has over a decade of economic journalism experience. Having graduated with an economics degree, he previously held positions… Read more

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget speech later today (29th Oct 2018). The speech will take place at 3.30pm, making three aspects of the timing relatively unusual. Firstly, it is earlier in the year than… Read more

The BBC News Channel and BBC World are showing repeats of their 2pm hours following a glitch with the BBC’s output software. Source says that there are currently many people in the gallery attempting to fix the issue. BBC News… Read more

Personal news: extremely excited to be (re)joining the BBC as its first ever full-time Cyber Security Specialist. Leaving Sky News in a couple of weeks after 5 brilliant years. Looking forward to investigating cyber issues for the World Service and… Read more

Sky News is campaigning for an independent commission to organise the running of televised general election debates between the leaders of Britain’s main parties. Sign the petition here John Ryley, Head of Sky News, says: “This is all about doing… Read more

BBC News presenter Rachael Bland has revealed that she has “only got days” to live. Writing on Twitter this afternoon, the 40-year-old, said: “In the words of the legendary Frank S – I’m afraid the time has come my friends…. Read more