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Felicity Barr has specialised in sports reporting, covering events in sport since 1994 when she worked as a freelance journalist. Five years after starting in radio, she moved to television and in 1996 joined Meridian Broadcasting.

Still in sports journalism, she moved to the London News Network in 1999, covering sporting events and she also presented LWT’s Goals Extra programme. Barr joined ITV News in the summer of 2001 as a sports correspondent. Her first major assignment was covering the Wimbledon tennis tournament. During her time at ITV News, her role was extended to a relief newsreader on weekends. In the summer of 2004, Barr covered the Olympic Games live from Athens.

Until early 2006, she combined her role as sports presenter on the news at ten thirty with Trevor McDonald, with her duties as a newsreader on the now defunct ITV News Channel, anchoring weekdays with Steve Scott. Barr regularly anchored live from key locations such as Westminster during major stories for both the ITV News Channel and mainstream ITV Bulletins.

Felicity Barr will be the lead mid-week London anchor of new English language Al Jazeera International service which launches in the late summer of 2006.

ITV’s Felicity Barr has joined Al-Jazeera International as anchor for its London broadcast centre. Felicity will co-present the news with Stephen Cole, former senior presenter for BBC World. Felicity’s last night on ITV News was the 8th February ’06. Images of Felicity | News Forums

Al-Jazeera has today launched its new international news channel. Al-Jazeera English, which is broadcast from four dedicated broadcast centres in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC, launched at 1200 GMT. The channel features established names such as Darren Jordon, Shiulie Ghosh, Felicity Barr and…

Al-Jazeera International today announced that it will launch at 12pm GMT on Wednesday November 15. The inaugural broadcast will be from the channels main broadcast centre in Doha. The channel will also be broadcast from centres in Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington D.C. The channel…

Steve Scott is employed by ITN and can be seen on ITV News as Sports Editor and on occasional ITV News bulletins. During his time at ITV News, Steve has covered many stories including; when the Tsunami disaster unfolded, when London was awarded the 2012…

Stephen Cole is to be the main male news anchor, based in London, at the soon-to-launch Al-Jazeera International. He will present news bulletins alongside former ITV Newscaster Felicity Barr. Prior to joining Al-Jazeera, Stephen worked at the BBC. He was one of the main presenters…