Julie Etchingham
British journalist
Julie Etchingham
Julie Anne Etchingham is a British television newsreader and journalist. She is the co-presenter of ITV News at Ten and is the presenter of the current affairs programme Tonight, having replaced Sir Trevor McDonald.
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News At Ten presenter Julie Etchingham invites us inside her dressing room at ITV's London studios
Daily Mail (UK) - over 4 years
Julie Etchingham opens the door of her secret haven where she stores all the iconic artifacts that she has collected on her travels.
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Print edition 04.05.12
Catholic Herald - almost 5 years
Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – news, features, comment, letters and reviews – is only available to subscribers. This week, Julie Etchingham meets an English victim of trafficking who is addressing a Vatican conference next week; Ann Carey explains why the Vatican has decided to act over the Leadership Conference of Women Religious; Charlie Hegarty delivers leaflets in defence of marriage; and Ed West says having children changes your politics for good. Robin Baird-Smith, meanwhile, argues in favour of silence. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.
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Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham to present seven-and-a-half hour show for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
The Sun - almost 5 years
ITV have revealed details of their plans for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this year
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Big names join call for media day of prayer
Inspire - almost 5 years
ITV Newsreader Julie Etchingham and BBC Football Focus presenter Dan Walker have joined fellow broadcasters and journalists to pray for the media ...
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Pannone LLP | Birth Injuries and Maternity Care Crisis - ITV 'Tonight' investigate - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Google News - over 5 years
ITV1's Tonight with Julie Etchingham will be broadcast this evening at 7.30pm. The programme will centre on concerns about failing standards of care in maternity units leading to birth injuries such as cerebral palsy. We were asked to take part as
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TV star and ex-boxing champion become patrons of homelessness charity - 24dash (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
They have joined the growing list of celebrity patrons supporting the East London charity, including BBC's Jeremy Paxman, former MP Ann Widdecombe and ITV News at Ten presenter Julie Etchingham. Located in Canning Town, in one of the most deprived
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News at Ten broadcaster Julie Etchingham joins Waldegrave pupils at ... - Your Local Guardian
Google News - almost 6 years
By Times reporter » ITV News at Ten broadcaster Julie Etchingham presented Twickenham students with awards in-front of proud parents today. Pupils in year 11 at Waldegrave School, Fifth Cross Road, received Record of Achievement folders from the TV
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Commentary a royal pain in the ears - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - almost 6 years
Meanwhile, ITV's more entertaining colour-coordinated hosts Phil Schofield and Julie Etchingham (his face... her orange dress) are reaching fever pitch. Boy does Phil love a guy in a uniform... “What a moving moment!” he gasps as William and Harry
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Royal wedding: Gaffes, slip-ups and the daft moments from the TV coverage - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - almost 6 years
After the couple appeared on the balcony, Phillip Schofield got in on the action by kissing fellow presenter Julie Etchingham. “I never get that on News at Ten,” declared a flustered Julie. Based on power consumption, the National Grid says the wedding
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Poll: Where will you watch the royal wedding? - Digital Spy
Google News - almost 6 years
ITV is going for Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham. Those of you with a satellite dish may fancy Eamonn Holmes over at Sky? Or if you miss ex-pats Cat Deeley and Piers Morgan, perhaps you'll be tuning in to CNN for US coverage with a distinctly ... - -
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ITV Unveils Royal Wedding Coverage Plans
News On News - almost 6 years
ITV will broadcast comprehensive coverage of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on Friday 29th April, presented by ITV News at Ten's Julie Etchingham and ITV's Phillip Schofield, who will anchor coverage live from a specially constructed studio opposite Buckingham Palace. An experienced line up of ITV1's presenters and reporters including Alastair Stewart, Mary Nightingale and Mark Austin will be based at key procession points all over London throughout the day. James Mates leads commentary of events from Westminster Abbey and Tom Bradby - who conducted the only interview given by the couple following their engagement - will give an insider's insight into the life of William and Kate after their marriage. Build up to the wedding will begin early in the morning on Daybreak, with presenters Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley based from a special studio at London's Canada Gate. In addition to the live rolling coverage, ITV1 will broadcast extended news p ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Julie Etchingham
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Age 46
    In June 2016, she chaired Cameron and Farage Live: The EU Referendum and The ITV Referendum Debate for ITV News.
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    In April 2016, Etchingham was named "Broadcast Journalist of the Year" by the London Press Club.
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    In February 2016, she won "Presenter of the Year" at the Royal Television Society journalism awards.
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  • 2015
    Age 45
    In March 2015 it was announced that Etchingham would chair a televised leaders debate for ITV ahead of the 2015 general election, the only leaders debate featuring Prime Minister David Cameron to be held that year.
    More Details Hide Details The debate took place on 2 April. Andrew Pettie of The Telegraph described Etchingham's presenting style as "composure itself", adding that it was "a bit robotic but this was no bad thing: it was refreshing to see a TV interviewer resolutely refusing to hog the limelight." She later co-presented the ITV coverage of the general election with Tom Bradby. In October 2015, News at Ten relaunched and returned to the single newscaster format, with former political editor Tom Bradby becoming the programme's new main presenter. Etchingham continues on the programme as Deputy Anchor, sharing the role with Rageh Omaar. Etchingham also files special reports for the programme.
  • 2013
    Age 43
    In March 2013, she travelled to Rome to provide coverage of the election of Pope Francis for ITV News.
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  • 2012
    Age 42
    It was announced in April 2012 that she and Schofield would present the broadcaster's coverage of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June.
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  • 2011
    Age 41
    In April 2011, Etchingham and Phillip Schofield co-hosted ITV's coverage of the Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 39
    In October 2009, it was announced that Etchingham would present a relaunched Tonight programme from early 2010 – with the show airing once a week on Thursday nights.
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  • 2007
    Age 37
    On 31 October 2007, ITV confirmed that in January 2008 Etchingham would move to present the relaunched News at Ten with Sir Trevor McDonald. The programme returned on 14 January. In June 2009, it was reported in the media that the President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, had stopped a plane from flying out of Pakistan after he heard Etchingham was running late after an interview between the two.
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    On 29 October 2007, during a speech by David Cameron, Etchingham's microphone was left open and an aside was accidentally broadcast during live coverage of the Conservative leader's address.
    More Details Hide Details Speaking on the issue of immigration, Mr Cameron said: "Let me outline the action that a Conservative government would take. As we have seen, some of the increase in population size results from natural change – birth rates, death rates. Here our policy should be obvious." At this point, Etchingham was clearly heard to say: "Extermination." Sky News said afterwards that her comment was "regrettable". Etchingham later described the incident as "not my finest hour. I apologised to Cameron personally". Cameron took the incident in good jest, recorded a parody of the incident for Etchingham's 40th birthday, and had a toy Dalek delivered to her home.
  • 2005
    Age 35
    She was also an occasional presenter on Five News after Sky took over as news provider for Five in January 2005.
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  • 2002
    Age 32
    Etchingham joined Sky News in 2002, where she hosted a number of shows for the channel, including Sky News Today.
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    She joined Sky News in 2002, and also presented editions of Five News when Sky won the contract to produce news programming for Channel 5 in 2005.
    More Details Hide Details Etchngham was recruited by ITV in 2007 when the broadcaster decided to relaunch its 10.00pm weekday news bulletin. She has been a co-presenter of ITV News at Ten since 2008, and the presenter of the current affairs programme Tonight since 2010, having replaced Sir Trevor McDonald. Etchingham was born and raised in Leicester, Leicestershire, where both her parents were teachers. She was raised as a Roman Catholic, and educated at the city's English Martyrs Catholic School. After school she attended Newnham College at the University of Cambridge where she gained a BA (Honours) degree in English. She was the first girl from her school to attend Cambridge, and while reading English there was taught by Germaine Greer. She also co-presented BBC Radio Cambridgeshire's student programme On the Edge, produced by Ian Peacock. She got her first job in journalism with BBC Radio Leicester while still at school, and joined the BBC graduate programme from university.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1997
    Age 27
    In 1997, Etchingham married the television producer Nick Gardner in Leicester.
    More Details Hide Details The couple met whilst both working on the BBC's Newsround programme. They have two sons, both of whom were born in Hammersmith and Fulham, London. Etchingham is a Roman Catholic. Etchingham is an ambassador for The Prince's Trust charity and Vice President of the stillbirth charity Abigail's Footsteps.
  • 1994
    Age 24
    A graduate of Newnham College, Cambridge, Etchingham joined the BBC as a trainee after completing her studies, and went on to present the children's news programme Newsround in 1994.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Born
    Born in 1969.
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