McCann appointed acting political editor of BBC North West

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by Simon Austin

BBC North West has appointed Phil McCann as its acting political editor.

McCann has been the BBC’s Cheshire Political Reporter for the last five years, broadcasting for BBC Radio Manchester, Merseyside and Stoke, and previously worked for BBC Radio Stoke for eight years.

Nina Warhurst was BBC North West political editor from September 2016 and is now business reporter for BBC Breakfast.

Former professional rugby league player Kevin Fitzpatrick took on the role while Warhurst was seconded to BBC Network News in February 2018 and is now working as a BBC North West reporter.


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