Emily Maitlis will become the new lead presenter for Newsnight as the beeb continue to prove a point by placing women in any major role available.
The BBC Two news and current affairs series is to be overseen by Esme Wren following the departure late last year of Editor Ian Katz.
Nick Watt has been appointed Political Editor of Newsnight.
ITV News has announced changes to its team of experts with the newly-created role of National Editor being filled by BBC Newsnight’s Political Editor Allegra Stratton.
Richard Wilson, Andrew Marr, Martha Lane Fox, Samira Ahmed and Lily Cole are among those who will be taking on the presenter role for the cultural partner to Newsnight.
Channel 4 thas confirmed that former BBC journalist and Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman is to anchor the 2015 general election night coverage from Channel 4. “There are new and interesting questions to ask about the way we choose our governments. This should be fun.” -Jeremy Paxman In 2010 Channel 4 won critical-acclaim and impressive ratings for its coverage of the General Election. Broadcast live, it attracted a 10.4% audience share
The BBC has announced that Evan Davis is to become the lead presenter of Newsnight. Davis, a former Economics Editor of Newsnight, will present the show three times a week, leaving his presenting role on Radio 4’s Today programme to accommodate the appointment. “I can’t deny that I feel terribly sad to be leaving the Today programme. I have been there for over six years and those have been some of
Newsnight has announced the appointment of Nick Hopkins as its Investigations Correspondent.
Jeremy Paxman has announced that he is stepping down as the presenter of BBC Two’s Newsnight after 25 years.
Award-winning Channel 4 News reporter Katie Razzall is switching to the BBC.