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NBC News presenter, Brian Williams, has today announced he is stepping away from hosting the Nightly News for a few days. “In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much…

Ten O’clock News presenter Huw Edwards is to present a new early evening slot on BBC News 24 from April 10, the BBC has confirmed. From that date, the One & Six O’clock bulletins will also be simulcast on the channel. Edwards, who has presented…

Sophie Raworth is to become the new face of the BBC’s lunchtime bulletin when Anna Ford steps down in April, the corporation has announced today. Sophie has presented both Breakfast and the Six O’clock News for the BBC. After over 5 years on the BBC’s…

Laura Kuenssberg has been appointed Political Editor at the BBC, replacing Nick Robinson who is joining Radio 4. “I’m completely delighted and I recognise the responsibility on my shoulders,” said Laura. “It’s an honour for me to follow Nick Robinson who has been such an…

NBC’s managing editor and Nightly News presenter Brian Williams has been suspended, without pay, for six months, in the wake of an internal review of comments about his experiences in the early days of the Iraq war. In a memo to staff, NBC News president…

ITV will broadcast a documentary this evening entitled ‘Who Killed my Dad?’ The documentary follows war reporter Terry Lloyd’s daughter Chelsey as she retraces his steps by going to Iraq, where he was killed in 2003, as part of her deeply personal search for the…

Sky Sports golf presenter Diana Dougherty will leave the broadcaster later today. Announcing the news on Twitter, Di said: “My last day at Sky Sports, taking some time out. I will miss you all! Thank you all so much for your support over the years.”…

Jill Douglas is an experienced sports broadcaster with a strong journalistic background. She began her career as a newspaper reporter before moving into television news as a reporter and presenter. With a passion for sport, she moved to the BBC Scotland in 1997 as the…

Phil Reay-Smith is the Consumer Editor on ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak. Up until September 2010, Phil was a ITV News correspondent. He started work for ITN in 2000, initially he worked for the ITN 24 hour news channel. Since working at ITN, he has covered…

Keir Simmons is the UK Editor for ITV News. He has covered stories as diverse as the Tsunami, the 7 July 2005 London bombings and the death of Russian Alexander Litvinenko. In 2003 he was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award. He was born…