Thursday, February 6, 2014

Jeff Randall leaving Sky News end of March; Ian King appointed as Sky News' new business presenter.

Jeff Randall is leaving Sky News (DStv 402) at the end of March and will be replaced by Ian King (pictured right) who has been appointed as Sky News' new business news presenter.

It also means the end of Jeff Randall Live on weekdays at 21:00 (South African time), which Ian King will take over.

Sky News says in a press statement that Ian King "will be a lead voice in Sky News' business coverage and will present its daily business programme that tackles the top corporate stories of the day".

"The show based at Sky News' studio in the Gherkin, features hard hitting interviews that puts business leaders through their paces and analyses the big corporate news of the day".

John Ryley, head of Sky News says Ian King is "a powerhouse in business journalism and I know he will make a real impact with our viewers. The business beat has never been more important and I am delighted Ian King has decided to join us and lead the talented team we already have at Sky News".

"I am thrilled to be joining the Sky News team," says Ian King in the statement. "Sky News' business coverage during recent years has been second-to-none and its passion for business news unmatched".