ITN has today announced that Ben de Pear will become the new Editor of Channel 4 News. Ben, who joined Channel 4 News in 2005, is replacing Jim Gray, who left in June after editing the programme for 14 years. de Pear joined C4 News… Read more
Channel 4 News moved into their newly revamped studio tonight. The news team has spent the last month presenting from a temporary studio at ITN headquarters, while the main studio was gutted and refitted. The studio has been fitted with two brand new video walls… Read more
From tonight, Channel Four news will broadcast from a virtual studio. The usual news studio is undergoing a refurbishment at the moment and should be ready sometime in November.
BBC Newsnight’s [[Michael Crick]] is to leave the corporation to take up a role at Channel 4 News. He will become Political Correspondent, taking the role vacated by Cathy Newman – who is to become a regular presenter alongside Jon and Krishnan. Crick was a… Read more
– The Deputy Head of Sky News, Simon Cole, is quitting management to return to the newsdesk. Cole said on Twitter: “I am returning to the Sky newsdesk in September. Giving up management for return to front line. Exciting! Watch out BBC.” – Channel 4… Read more
Samira Ahmed, Channel 4 News presenter and correspondent, is to leave the broadcaster.
Ahmed will leave at the end of June and take up freelance work with The BBC including presenting on Radio 4.
Matt Frei, BBC’s Washington correspondent, is joining Channel 4 News. Matt, who currently hosts BBC World America, will continue as Washington correspondent for Channel 4 News. Sarah Smith will return to London. Matt Frei said: “I’ve always respected the journalism at Channel 4 News –… Read more
Channel 4 will host a debate between the Chancellor and shadow Chancellors on the economy, 5 days after the Budget Report. Alistair Daring, George Osborne and Vince Cable will take part in an hour long debate in front of an invited audience of 200. Channel… Read more