Sky News was named Best News Channel at last night’s Broadcast Digital Awards, beating off several international broadcasters including Al Jazeera English. The judges commended Sky News saying: “Sky is generally about two minutes ahead of BBC News 24. It is an excellent channel
Kirsty Young is to leave Five News in the Autumn, it has been announced. Young has worked for the channel since its launch ten years ago bar a period where she worked for ITV News. She also presents Desert Island Disks on BBC Radio Four… Read more
Sky News is to present live from HMP Nottingham, part of Sky News ?Crime Uncovered? week (4th – 8th June). On Thursday 7 June, Kay Burley will present from the category B prison, HMP Nottingham with unprecedented live access to the prisoners and the people… Read more
Sky News’ Andrew Wilson will return to the UK this summer to take up the role of News Presenter. Robert Nisbet will take Andy’s current role of U.S. Correspondent. Andrew Wilson done some presenting on Sky News back in 2005 while Robert was based in… Read more
BBC One will pilot a short news summary at 8pm each evening, the corporation has announced. During the pilot, which will run for four weeks in the Birmingham area starting from Wednesday May 09 2007, three different versions will be tested. These are a 60-second… Read more
Kylie Morris is to be the new face of More4 News. Morris, who joined Channel 4 News last year as its Asia Correspondent will replace Sarah Smith who was recently appointed as Washington Correspondent. Morris joined Channel 4 from the BBC where she spent six… Read more
BBC News 24 is now streamed 24 hours a day on the BBC News website. The stream is available through the home page and through the body of relevant stories on the website. Kevin Bakhurst, Controller, BBC News 24, says: “I’m really pleased that the… Read more
The TV Newsroom can reveal that Sky News presenter Lorna Dunkley is expecting a child in September. Dunkley, who currently presents mostly at weekends, will remain on our screens until mid-August. We would like to wish Lorna all the best.
Sky News have announced that it will launch in the 3D virtual world Second Life next month at The Guardian Hay Festival. Sky News is the first television news channel to take up a permanent presence in Second Life. The news channel is building a… Read more
Five News editor Mark Calvert is stepping down from editor after two years in the job to move overseas.