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BBC News, also known as the BBC News channel is the BBC's 24-hour domestic rolling news television network for the United Kingdom.

The channel airs rolling news, topical debate, documentaries, interviews and sports bulletins.

The channel also simulcasts Breakfast from BBC One, Victoria Derbyshire from BBC Two, along with bulletins between midnight and 0600 from BBC World News. Outside Source (Mon-Thurs) and World News Today (Fri-Sun) are also simulcast from BBC World News.

Editorial areaUK
Launched9 November 1997
OwnerBBC
Former namesBBC News 24
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact BBC News

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
London
W1A 1AA
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website
Wikipedia
YouTube
Main emailbbcnewschannel@bbc.co.uk
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk
Studio emailbbcnewschannel@bbc.co.uk

Social media

Twitter@BBCNews (8,710,101 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (135,047 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (110,385 followers) compare
FacebookBBC News Channel (9,241 likes) compare

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People

Alex Homer Journalist
Alice Baxter Presenter
Alistair Burnett Senior News Editor
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Annita McVeigh Presenter
Azi Farni Sports Presenter
Babita Sharma Presenter
Ben Brown Head of Music
Ben Thompson Journalist
Carol Kirkwood Presenter
Carrie Gracie Presenter
Catharina Moh BBC Click Reporter
Catrin Nye Journalist
Chloe Tilley Presenter
Chris Rogers Presenter
Clive Myrie Presenter
Dan Johnson Journalist
Dan Walker Presenter
Dan Freedman Journalist
Deborah Mackenzie Presenter
Divya Talwar Journalist
Emily Maitlis Presenter
Gary O'Donoghue Journalist
Gavin Esler Presenter
George Alagiah Presenter
Hannah Bayman Journalist
Holly Hamilton Journalist
Hugh Woozencroft Sports Presenter
Huw Edwards Presenter
Jane Hill Presenter
Jean Mackenzie Journalist
Jessica Creighton Sports Presenter
Jim Reed Journalist
Joanna Gosling Presenter
John Pienaar Deputy Political Editor
Jon Sopel Presenter
Jonty Osborne Producer and Media Technologist
Julian Worricker Presenter
Julie Taylor Deputy Editor Victoria Derbyshire Show
Kasia Madera Presenter
Kate Kinsella Weather forecaster
Katherine Downes Sports Presenter
Katie Alston Journalist
Katie Alston Senior Producer Victoria Derbyshire
Laura Westbrook Journalist
Laura Kuenssberg Political Editor
Leila Nathoo Journalist
Louise Minchin Presenter
Lucy Manning Special Correspondent
Lukwesa Burak Presenter
Mark Easton Journalist
Marta Newman Journalist BBC Breakfast
Maryam Moshiri Journalist
Matt Harris Producer BBC Newsnight
Mike Embley Presenter
Monika Plaha Journalist BBC Breakfast
Naga Munchetty Presenter
Nicholas Owen Presenter
Nick Higham Journalist
Nick Miller Presenter
Nick Sutton Editor BBC News Website
Nicola Beckford Journalist
Noel Phillips Journalist
Rachel Schofield Presenter
Rachel Horne Journalist
Rebecca Jones Presenter
Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent
Rico Hizon Presenter
Rory Cellan-Jones Journalist
Ros Atkins Presenter
Ross Hawkins Journalist
Sally Nugent Presenter
Sally Bundock Presenter
Sam Singh Journalist
Sam Taylor Programme Director
Sarah Stone Presenter
Sarah Campbell Journalist
Saskia Edwards Journalist
Sean Johnson Journalist
Sharanjit Leyl Presenter
Simon McCoy Presenter
Smitha Mundasad Journalist
Sonja Jessup Journalist
Sophie Raworth Presenter
Sophie Long Presenter
Steph McGovern Journalist
Tanya Beckett Presenter
Tim Willcox Presenter
Torin Douglas Journalist
Vanessa Baffoe Presenter
Victoria Fritz Journalist
Victoria Derbyshire Presenter
Vishala Sri-Pathma Business Journalist

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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