This Autumn marks ITN’s 65th anniversary on air. At this pivotal moment in our world and industry’s history, we're hosting a ten-week festival of news and content to provoke debate about the future of journalism and TV production. Each week new features, clips and columns from ITN's on- and off-screen talent, as well as industry figures, will ask what we can learn from our experience and look at the opportunities for the next generation of journalists and content creators.

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ITN News

  • Reassessing the pace of change

  • Keeping Jeremy Vine talking during lockdown

  • Confronting inequality

  • Bringing power to the people

  • Broadcast journalism still matters

  • Changes in law could shape future news coverage

  • A bastion of British broadcasting

  • The politics of war reporting

  • Up close and personal: The challenges of covering Biden’s Victory

ITN News

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    Reassessing the pace of change

    2020-12-02T11:31:00+00:00

    Predicting the post-coronavirus future is hard but lockdown has challenged our received wisdom about content and audiences, says Ian Rumsey

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    Keeping Jeremy Vine talking during lockdown

    2020-12-01T16:33:00+00:00

    The team behind C5’s daytime show reveal how they have adapted and found new ways of working

  • Ria Chatterjee

    Confronting inequality

    2020-12-01T09:17:00+00:00

    It’s by showing empathy and building trust that communities share their battle scars and fears says ITV News London reporter Ria Chatterjee

  • TC REporting from Downing Street

    Bringing power to the people

    2020-11-30T16:02:00+00:00

    C5 News’ chief correspondent Tessa Chapman spotlights the challenge of capturing the everyday under Covid conditions

  • KGM Detering Democ

    Broadcast journalism still matters

    2020-11-30T13:48:00+00:00

    Strong TV journalism is absolutely vital in an age of digital disruption and difficult political discourse, says Krishnan Guru-Murthy

  • Johnny Depp

    Changes in law could shape future news coverage

    2020-11-26T15:07:00+00:00

    Keeping abreast of these changes might just avert a major problem for employers and individuals alike, says ITN’s John Battle

  • John Whittingdale

    A bastion of British broadcasting

    2020-11-24T08:00:00+00:00

    ITN is a shining example of a British television success story and will remain vital to the health of the sector in the future, says John Whittingdale

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    Flying to the epicentre

    2020-11-23T17:27:00+00:00

    Scoops: in the last in our series of extracts from ITV News’ collection of 59 specially commissioned essays, Debi Edward describes how she reported a new virus emerging from China

  • Matt Frei Paris Attacks

    The politics of war reporting

    2020-11-23T17:26:00+00:00

    Scoops: from reporting amid a terror attack in Paris to the conflict in East Timor, walking towards the action is now part of a journalist’s role, says Matt Frei

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    Up close and personal: The challenges of covering Biden’s Victory

    2020-11-23T17:23:00+00:00

    Covid-19 restrictions challenged reporters looking to get under the skin of voters in the US election, but the emotion was plain to see

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    Pandemic production: and we’re live

    2020-11-19T13:54:00+00:00

    Our digital conferences have proven we can reimagine how to deliver news and debate, says Elizabeth Fisher-Robins

  • Anil Douglas at his desk

    A day in the life of a senior edit technician

    2020-11-18T16:38:00+00:00

    Post-production puts together the building blocks from which creative endeavours can bloom, says ITN’s Anil Douglas

  • Paul Brand

    When Paul met the politicians

    2020-11-17T15:41:00+00:00

    Getting Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to abandon the script and offer a soundbite that turns an interview into a story

  • KC inquest 2

    Kevin Clarke’s inquest: seeing the full picture

    2020-11-17T10:03:00+00:00

    Comment: I would speak out in open court again to highlight how important footage from police body cameras can be to telling the full story, says Steph Davies.

  • Diana's funeral

    ITN News in the ‘90s: The death of Princess Diana

    2020-11-17T10:00:00+00:00

    Nigel Dacre recalls the night reports came in that the People’s Princess had been killed in a car crash in Paris

  • Patrick on c4N

    The power of kindness can enact change

    2020-11-12T15:09:00+00:00

    Channel 4 News allowed me to send my message of anti-racism across the world, says Patrick Hutchinson

  • Images MJ feature

    The blueprint for a digital age

    2020-11-12T10:52:00+00:00

    ITV News director of news Michael Jermey says committing to digitalisation, diversity & safeguarding broadcast values will drive future success

  • Blackburn

    When Clare met the great British public

    2020-11-10T14:47:00+00:00

    Art of the interview: the vox pop is the unrecognised gem, as we can learn more about the world from the public than politicians, says Clare Fallon

  • Robin Elias

    Remembering lost colleagues: Terry Lloyd, Fred Nerac and Hussein Osman

    2020-11-10T14:45:00+00:00

    Comment: Ex-ITV News managing editor Robin Elias recalls the terrible day in Basra, and a moving return trip to Iraq

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    Remembering lost colleagues: Gaby Rado

    2020-11-10T14:45:00+00:00

    Comment: In 2003, Channel 4 News tragically lost distinguished foreign affairs correspondent Gaby Rado, who fell from a hotel roof in Iraq. Alex Thomson remembers his former colleague and friend

  • Charlie Adiya

    A day in the life of an ITV News floor manager

    2020-11-09T13:51:00+00:00

    Behind the Scenes: collaboration and variety keep the job exciting every day, says Charlie Adiya

  • Victoria Macdonald image 3

    Covid-19: the story that impacts us all

    2020-11-04T17:01:00+00:00

    Scoops: reporters usually tell stories through a lens, but coronavirus is personal to everyone, says Victoria Macdonald

  • Lindsey Hilsum doing PTC with Kipsigis warriors, during post election violence in Kenya

    Don’t take democracy for granted

    2020-11-03T10:07:00+00:00

    Comment: Western democracies are fragile and elections must be wary of violence and demagoguery, says Lindsey Hilsum

  • Sadiq Khan from ITV Nl 21 September

    Covering the capital comprehensively

    2020-11-03T09:50:00+00:00

    As Covid generates a scrutiny of regional approaches, ITV News London must provide a detailed local perspective, says Hannah Emerson-Thomas

  • Michael Jermey 2020

    ITV: the evolution of the newsroom

    2020-11-02T10:26:00+00:00

    ITV news and current affairs director Michael Jermey looks back at the pioneering journalism that created a formidable force in broadcast news

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    Forensic filmmaking: reinventing true crime

    2020-10-30T11:53:00+00:00

    The rigorous journalism and care for contributors that underpins true crime programming ensures they really hit the mark, says Nathaniel Lippiett

  • Nigel Dacre Last day of News at Ten 1999

    ITN News in the 90s: a decade of big news and innovation

    2020-10-29T16:41:00+00:00

    Comment: the 1990s was an incredible decade for the news business, but the ITN ‘formula’ for success remains the same, says Nigel Dacre

  • Trump

    Postcard from Florida: Trump’s last-ditch gamble

    2020-10-22T12:27:00+01:00

    Donald Trump’s return to the campaign trail could represent the moment he lost his re-election bid, says Robert Moore

  • Cummings

    When Minnie met Cummings

    2020-10-20T15:08:00+01:00

    Doorstepping Boris Johnson’s advisor after his lockdown trip to Durham required skills I’d learned on the red carpet, says Minnie Stephenson

  • Rachel Younger in Merseyside

    Policing the lockdown

    2020-10-20T09:35:00+01:00

    Rachel Younger recalls the strange novelty of following Merseyside police officers patrolling the streets during the early days of lockdown

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    How we handled the Queen Mother’s passing

    2020-10-19T15:27:00+01:00

    Striking the right tone on our coverage of a royal death taught me much about broadcast news I still remember today, says Mary Nightingale

  • Deterring Democracy

    Deterring democracy: making the case for news

    2020-10-16T10:36:00+01:00

    Our scoop on black voter suppression highlights why the need for independent investigative journalism has never been stronger, says Ben de Pear

  • Olly Stroud

    Post-production in lockdown: excitement and challenges

    2020-10-16T09:58:00+01:00

    The cultural changes to our working lives that lockdown brought will remain forever, says Olly Strous

  • Nina 4

    When Nina met Meryl – and Tom and George and Britney

    2020-10-13T10:50:00+01:00

    Art of the interview: Capturing A-listers’ attention requires tenacity, patience and a little bit of cheek, says Nina Nannar

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    Developing: a different world

    2020-10-12T12:03:00+01:00

    Behind the scenes: Covid has forced development teams to replace blue-sky thinking with practicality and feasibility, but ambitious projects are beginning to make a comeback

  • RH Report 3

    Uncovering a scandal

    2020-10-12T11:23:00+01:00

    Scoops: ITV News producer Roohi Hasan was determined to understand why Covid-19 had a disproportionate affect on black, Asian and minority ethnic NHS staff

  • Catherine Jones, Health Correspondent 5 News

    Helping women find their voice

    2020-10-06T16:13:00+01:00

    Comment: the global pandemic has given news broadcasters a unique chance to feature more female experts in their coverage, says Catherine Jones of 5 News

  • Ofcom Small Screen Big Debate-set

    Creating a digital events business from scratch

    2020-10-05T16:57:00+01:00

    Behind the scenes: in a week in which ITN is producing Ofcom’s Small Screen: Big Debate virtual conference, Richard Lawson looks into the future of commercial production at the broadcast news operation

  • Chris Shlemon & Jon Snow circa 1986

    My whirlwind first day on the job

    2020-10-05T14:55:00+01:00

    Behind the Scenes: the fallout of the devastating Space Shuttle Challenger explosion forced me to learn fast on my first official assignment for Channel 4 News, says Chris Shlemon

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    The power of sports reporting

    2020-10-05T11:49:00+01:00

    Comment: covering sporting events is a privilege but its superstars have the power to do much more good if they approach the media cleverly, writes Jordan Jarrett-Bryan

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    How ITV News reported the pandemic

    2020-10-01T15:41:00+01:00

    The lengths ITV News has gone to cover the coronavirus pandemic

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    Reporting coronavirus: a day of dying

    2020-10-01T15:20:00+01:00

    In the first excerpt from ITV News’ coronavirus reporting essay collection, Rohit Kachroo recalls shocking scenes during the height of lockdown

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    In the eye of the political storm

    2020-09-29T17:28:00+01:00

    Comment: live TV debates uniquely challenge our politicians in a way other tests of personality cannot, says Julie Etchingham

  • The Rundown Team

    How The Rundown makes waves among teens

    2020-09-29T14:31:00+01:00

    Future of content: Stephen Hull reveals how ITV News’ digital news feed for teenagers The Rundown hit the bullseye, registering millions of views a month

  • Idi Amin

    When Jon met Idi

    2020-09-28T10:58:00+01:00

    Art of the Interview: Jon Snow recounts the day he found himself in the private jet of a sleeping Idi Amin

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    Young audiences deserve our time and effort

    2020-09-24T14:21:00+01:00

    Future of Content: we must look to the widest possible variety of sources to attract young viewers for our television news broadcasters, says Ayshah Tull

  • History 101

    Taking cues from ITN’s storied past

    2020-09-22T09:58:00+01:00

    Future of content: ITN Productions has created a distinct personality but has the company DNA running through its veins, says Ian Rumsey

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    ITN’s vital role in these extraordinary times

    2020-09-22T08:41:00+01:00

    Comment: as we turn 65, examining the work we do and upholding the values that define us is crucial, says Anna Mallett

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    Resilience is key when working in production

    2020-09-22T08:34:00+01:00

    Comment: 5 News presenter Sian Williams provides advice on dealing with tough times

  • Charlene White

    We are duty-bound to engage young audiences

    2020-09-22T08:11:00+01:00

    ITV News anchor Charlene White talks about her ITV series aimed at explaining racism to young audiences

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    When Cathy met Max

    2020-09-22T08:06:00+01:00

    The art of the interview: Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman recalls a tense encounter with Oswald Mosley’s son Max about a racist pamphlet

  • Jon Snow SRI LANKA

    Epidemics through the decades

    2020-09-22T07:39:00+01:00

    Scoops: report by Jon Snow, Channel 4 News presenter, June 2020

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    The challenge of covering a major sporting event in post-Covid times

    2020-09-22T07:25:00+01:00

    Future of content: pandemic or no pandemic, standing still is not an option, says ITN Productions’ Alastair Waddington

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    Tom Bradby: How life has changed at ITN

    2020-09-22T05:19:00+01:00

    Comment: the News at Ten presenter reflects on his career and ponders the future

  • Harry Harvey

    The importance of an ‘And Finally’

    2020-09-21T16:21:00+01:00

    And Finally: News at Ten writer David Stanley reveals the art of selecting the programme’s final news item