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Encyclopedia > Channel 4 News
The Channel 4 News logo after the headline stab.

Channel 4 News is the news division of British TV broadcaster Channel 4. It is produced by ITN, and has been in operation since the broadcaster's launch in 1982. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Channel 4 is a public-service British television station, broadcast to all areas of the United Kingdom (and also the Republic of Ireland), which began transmissions in 1982. ... ITN may refer to: Independent Television News In the news, a section on the Main Page of English Wikipedia This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ...

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News programmes

Currently, Channel 4 News has three programmes:

  • News at Noon goes out weekdays on Channel 4 12:00-12:30.
  • Channel 4 News is the name given to the flagship programme which is on the air 19:00-19:55 weeknights on Channel 4. (19:00-19:30 on Fridays). It also goes on Saturday and Sunday evenings, with varying timing.
  • More4 News broadcasts weeknights on sister channel More4 between 20:00 and 20:30.

Channel 4 is a public-service British television station, broadcast to all areas of the United Kingdom (and also the Republic of Ireland), which began transmissions in 1982. ... Channel 4 is a public-service British television station, broadcast to all areas of the United Kingdom (and also the Republic of Ireland), which began transmissions in 1982. ... More4 is a digital television channel, produced by United Kingdom broadcaster Channel 4, that launched on 10 October 2005. ...

Head anchors

Between 1982 and 1989, Alastair Stewart and Nicholas Owen were also regular presenters of the Channel 4 News, as was Dermot Murnaghan between 1989 and 1993. Peter Sissons presenting the last BBC Nine OClock News bulletin Peter George Sissons (born 17 July 1942 in Liverpool) is a nationally known television newscaster in the United Kingdom. ... Jon Snow is one of the main presenters of Channel 4 News. ... Alastair James Stewart OBE (born June 22, 1952) is a British television newsreader. ... Nicholas Owen is a newsreader for the ITV1 Lunchtime news. ... Image:Dermot Murnaghan. ...


Shahnaz Pakravan, Fiona Murch and Zeinab Badawi were all regular co-presenters in the 1990s; Ms. Pakravan alternated with Dermot Murnaghan with as the main presenter of the 'Channel 4 Summary' bulletins on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Shahnaz Pakravan presents Everywoman, a weekly studio based show for women on Al Jazeera English. ... Zeinab Badawi Zeinab Badawi (born November 24, 1959) is a television and radio reporter and news presenter in the United Kingdom. ...


Other correspondents/ presenters

  • Samira Ahmed
  • Judy Aslett
  • Tom Clarke
  • Benjamin Cohen
  • Carl Dinnen
  • Gary Gibbon
  • Nicholas Glass
  • Krishnan Guru-Murthy
  • Lindsey Hilsum
  • Faisal Islam
  • Simon Israel
  • Victoria MacDonald
  • Lucy Manning
  • Nick Martin
  • Jonathan Miller
  • Kylie Morris
  • Cathy Newman
  • Katie Razzall
  • Emily Reuben
  • Jonathan Rugman
  • Julian Rush
  • Darshna Soni
  • John Sparks
  • Lindsay Taylor
  • Sue Turton
  • Roz Upton
  • Nick Paton Walsh

Samira Ahmed (born 1968) is a television newsreader and reporter best known for her work with the BBC. She is currently a reporter and newspresenter on Channel 4 News [1]. She was born in London, Britain, and is married with two children. ... Tom Clarke may refer to: Tom Clarke (Labour politician) (born 1941), British Member of Parliament Thomas Clarke (Irish Republican) (1857-1916), a revolutionary leader involved in the 1916 Easter Rising A Professor of Management at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. ... Benjamin Cohen is a British journalist based in London. ... Krishnan Guru-Murthy (born April 5, 1970) is a British television newscaster and journalist currently fronting Channel 4 News (produced by ITN), which he joined in 1998. ... A Female British reporter who covered the Fallujah assault in November 2004. ...

News at Noon

The first main programme of the day is News at Noon, which was first introduced in 2003 for the duration of the Iraq war, and due to its instant success, it was kept on in the Channel 4's daytime schedule (except when there's Racing on). It is presented by Krishnan Guru-Murthy. Prior to this bulletin, the programme in the slot was Powerhouse, a political news programme, also produced by ITN. Channel 4 is a public-service British television station, broadcast to all areas of the United Kingdom (and also the Republic of Ireland), which began transmissions in 1982. ... Krishnan Guru-Murthy (born April 5, 1970) is a British television newscaster and journalist currently fronting Channel 4 News (produced by ITN), which he joined in 1998. ...


Channel 4 News

Closing shot showing the Channel 4 News studio at ITN.

Channel 4 News is the name of the flagship evening news programme. Channel 4 News is noted for its extensive coverage of international news and good background reports on current affairs. It is anchored by Jon Snow and it is on the air Monday to Friday from 19:00-19:55 on Channel 4. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Jon Snow is one of the main presenters of Channel 4 News. ... Channel 4 is a public-service British television station, broadcast to all areas of the United Kingdom (and also the Republic of Ireland), which began transmissions in 1982. ...


Channel 4 News is well regarded as a serious news programme, most recently winning a record five Royal Television Society Television Awards in February 2006. These included TV Journalist of the Year for Jon Snow, Home News Award for the Attorney_General leak, and the International News Award for Congo's Tin Soldiers. The Royal Television Society is a British-based society for the discussion, analysis and preservation of television in all its forms, past, present and future. ... Jon Snow is one of the main presenters of Channel 4 News. ...


It won the News Coverage British Academy Television Award in 2004 and the 2004 International Emmy for the best news program produced and aired outside the United States. Jon Snow won the Richard Dimbleby British Academy Television Award in 2005 for outstanding contribution to the world of news and current affairs. The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTAs or, to differentiate them from the BAFTA Film Awards, the BAFTA Television Awards, are the most prestigious awards given in the British television industry, analogous to the Emmy Awards in the United States. ... The 2004 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday April 18 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London. ... An Emmy Award. ... The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTAs or, to differentiate them from the BAFTA Film Awards, the BAFTA Television Awards, are the most prestigious awards given in the British television industry, analogous to the Emmy Awards in the United States. ... The 2005 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday April 17 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London. ...


More4 News

Main article: More4 News

A third programme airs Monday to Friday on sister channel More4. More4 News is anchored by Kylie Morris, and it runs for 30 minutes, aiming to go in-depth into a certain issue. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... More4 is a digital television channel, produced by United Kingdom broadcaster Channel 4, that launched on 10 October 2005. ...


Historical Roles

In 2003, Channel 4 News broke the story of the "Dodgy Dossier" which led to a political crisis in Britain. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The briefing paper entitled Iraq: Its Infrastructure of Concealment, Deception and Intimidation has come to be known as the Dodgy Dossier. ...


More recently it broke details of a secret discussion between George W. Bush and Tony Blair in the run up to the Iraq war. The January 31 White House Meeting Memo revealed that Bush and Blair discussed using American spyplanes in UN colours to lure Saddam into war. The memo also suggests that Blair was 'solidly' behind the President and his intention to go to war with or without a second United Nations resolution. George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born May 6, 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the Labour Party, and Member of Parliament for the constituency... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Music

The music in the Channel 4 News titles is an orchestration of 'Best Endeavours' by Alan Hawkshaw. Alan Hawkshaw is a composer and performer, particularly of themes for movies and television programmes. ...


External links

  • Channel 4 News at Channel4.com
  • Official Channel 4 Newsroom blog at Channel4.com
  • Art of Glass blog
  • More4 News blog
  • ITN.co.uk

 
 

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