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Jeremy Paxman to anchor Channel 4’s election night coverage

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

Evan Davis replaces Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight

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