Broadcasting News

Here at Prolific North, we know that the world of broadcasting never stops, which is why we’re proud to be able to provide the very latest broadcasting news and announcements in television, film, and radio. Check out some of the very latest industry news and updates below from locations around including Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield.

Louisa Compton

Louisa Compton has been promoted to replace Dorothy Byrne as Head of News and Current Affairs at Channel 4.

BBC Make a Difference

The BBC says more than 100,000 people have contacted its Local Radio’s coronavirus helpline since it was set up two weeks ago.

Ben Monro-Davies, the editor of Sky News’ Sunrise, has talked about how Covid-19 may change the way that broadcast news is reported.

ITV has revealed some of the changes it’s making to its schedule in the wake of the coronavirus.


Broadcasters, publishers, news agencies and social media platforms say they will work together to “rapidly identify” and “stop the spread of harmful Coronavirus disinformation”

Dales Radio announced today that presenter, James Wilson, has died suddenly.

A specialist radio station, to bring information about Covid-19 to Manchester audiences launched this week.

Ofcom has awarded a series of new community radio licences, including one in Cheshire and two in Scarborough.

The UK’s public service broadcasters - BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and S4C - have come together to ask the Government to work with them to support freelancers in the broadcasting industry.

Steph McGovern

Channel 4 has brought forward the launch of The Steph Show - and it will now be broadcast live from presenter Steph McGovern’s home.


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