Annita McVeigh, Ben Brown and Geeta Guru-Murthy named chief presenters for BBC News Channel

Posted by Johnnie Larkin on Thursday 1 February 2024
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The BBC today announced that Annita McVeigh, Ben Brown and Geeta Guru-Murthy have been appointed as chief presenters for the BBC News Channel.

They join the chief presenter team of Matthew Amroliwala, Christian Fraser, Lucy Hockings and Maryam Moshiri in the UK, with Sumi Somaskanda and Caitríona Perry in Washington DC and Steve Lai in Singapore.

Paul Royall, editor of the channel, said: “Annita, Ben and Geeta’s knowledge, experience, and presenting talent make them valuable additions to the team, bringing trusted BBC News to more than 100m viewers around the world on the UK’s most-watched news channel.”

Ben Brown will share his role on the channel with his presenting duties for the BBC News at One.

The three chief presenters will take up their roles shortly.