It’s rumoured the revamp of BBC News will go ahead on Monday 15th July 2019.
This will include the introduction of the new BBC corporate font: BBC Reith.
Terrible news! The BBC is replacing the iconic Gill Sans with its own in-house creation, BBC Reith. pic.twitter.com/yY4TJcwLNr
— Andrew Wiggins (@alboreto) May 18, 2017
An internal email to BBC staff said the new font will be used for:
<li>"Nations/Regions programmes: use them at the top of their main show, and if possible in the opt heads into 1/6/10. They do not appear in the quarter past opt heads."</li> <li>"Our news channels: use the headlines straps in heads, half heads and quarter heads. They do not appear on Sport heads, and there is a different format for News Channel business."</li>
NEWS (EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW): the BBC News graphics changes on Monday will be rolled out across national and regional TV services. BBC Breakfast will be included in the revamp… pic.twitter.com/0Y43zqc2N9
— The TV Room (@thetvroom) July 12, 2019
The BBC regional news programmes on iPlayer have already updated their slides: