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MW
Mike W London London
On the last vid there - 10 years today since the biggest ITV upheaval of merging TT & B started.

Surely the biggest upheaval was the creation of ITV plc.
I doubt many outside of the region would have seen or noticed the TT/B merger as neither produced network content by that time.

12 days later

MI
michaelb Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
Has anyone seen Pam recently? Everytime I tune in it's either Helen Ford or Rachel Bullock alongside Ian
LL
London Lite Recently warned London London
Has anyone seen Pam recently? Everytime I tune in it's either Helen Ford or Rachel Bullock alongside Ian


Amy Lea is covering as well.
MI
michaelb Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
Pam was back last night

10 days later

MI
michaelb Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
Dawn Thewlis presenting the main look north tonight with Nisha on sport.
DE
deejay Oxford
Just thought it might be interesting to share this tweet with some great behind the scenes shots at BBC Newcastle

Two minutes regions...
SP
Steve in Pudsey Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
A nice big studio with a decent height lighting grid is a pretty retro idea in BBC regional news!
Write that down in your copybook now.
NI
nigel Meridian (South) South East Today
Makes the breakfast/NWT studio look like a shoe box.. surly it’s time the Beeb put some money into a bigger studio for their flagship breakfast show?
It’s getting stale beyond belief.
WO
Worzel Anglia (West) Look East (West sub-opt)
A nice big studio with a decent height lighting grid is a pretty retro idea in BBC regional news!


Just thought it might be interesting to share this tweet with some great behind the scenes shots at BBC Newcastle



I like how camera 2 in the picture has the old BBC '2' logo stuck on it!

22 days later

MI
michaelb Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
Was there problems on yesterday's 18:30 Look North? Only reason why is because it does not show on iplayer and on the schedule London News was in it's place.

46 days later

IS
Inspector Sands
Former Border TV presenter, and later radio presenter and executive John Myers has died suddenly.

https://radiotoday.co.uk/2019/06/radio-executive-john-myers-has-died-aged-60/
SP
Spencer Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
Former Border TV presenter, and later radio presenter and executive John Myers has died suddenly.

https://radiotoday.co.uk/2019/06/radio-executive-john-myers-has-died-aged-60/


Very sad news. He was a real giant of the radio industry with a huge passion for the medium.

I’d thoroughly recommend reading his book, and also the Trouble At The Top documentary, ‘Degsy Rides Again’ (available on YouTube) about his launching Century North West.

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