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Joey Jones – Sky News’ deputy political editor – has announced he is to leave the broadcaster “After 18 years in journalism, 16 at Sky + near a decade at Westminster I’m soon leaving all three. V grateful to the many who’ve helped me,” Joey…

BBC News today announced the appointment of two new editors to further strengthen its on-air reporting and analysis of health and education. Penny Marshall, currently Social Affairs Editor for ITV News, is appointed Education Editor, while Hugh Pym, currently Chief Economics Correspondent for BBC News,…

Sky News has appointed The Daily Telegraph’s Paul Kelso as Sports Correspondent. Paul has been the Chief Sports Reporter at the paper for the last four years. During that time he has covered major sports news stories and events including the London 2012 Olympics and…

Bob Diamond will face Members of Parliament today when he faces the Treasury Select Committee. Diamond, who was the chief executive officer of Barclay until yesterday, was called to give evidence after it came to light the bank tried to manipulate inter-bank lending rates. The…

Sky News is to launch a High Definition Channel. The HD Channel is set to launch in Spring 2010 following an upgrade to studios, production facilities and newsgathering operations in the UK and overseas. John Ryley, Head of Sky News said: ?Sky News HD marks…

Sky News is set to broadcast its coverage of Barrack Obama’s Inauguration as U.S. president on 20th January 2009 in High Definition. The broadcast will playout on Sky Arts HD (EPG 258) from 5pm. The SD version can be seen on Sky News, Sky Arts…

Hazel Irvine will front the BBC’s coverage of the Masters for the final time this year. Irvine has been a key figure in BBC golf coverage for 25 years and the lead anchor of the sport since 2009. She’ll continue to present snooker and major…

Sport presenter Dan Walker will join BBC Breakfast on Monday 29 February as a new presenter on the BBC One flagship daily news programme, replacing the departing Bill Turnbull. He’ll join BBC Breakfast co-presenter Louise Minchin on the famous red sofa on a Monday to…

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…

Paul Kelso is a Sports Correspondent at Sky News He was the Chief Sports Reporter at The Daily Telegraph from 2010 – 2014. During that time he has covered major sports news stories and events including the London 2012 Olympics and the 2010 World Cup….