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BBC axing 450 jobs on regional TV and radio

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 3, 2020
BBC is cutting 450 jobs in a shake up of regional TV news and local radio in England.
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Regional 6.30pm news bulletins will have one presenter instead of two. Inside Out, the current affairs magazine show made in 11 different regions, will be axed and replaced with a new investigative journalism programme.

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A ‘simplified schedule’ used for local radio during the pandemic, with one presenter instead of two, will be permanent. The National Union of Journalists said it ‘could have a serious impact’ on the BBC’s ‘ability to represent all parts of the country’.