February 18th, 2014

Sky and ITV Musical Chairs: Joel Hills Replaces Laura K

With Laura Kuenssberg starting at Newsnight, Sky News’ Joel Hills will replace her as Business editor at ITV.

MediaGuido hears he wasn’t the only Sky business presenter to go for the job, Dharshini David misses out this time round.

Who will be next to jump ship? 


138 Comments

  1. 1
    Meanwhile says:

    Stephanie Flanders has been saying what a nicer and more professional place it is to work at JP Morgan compared to the beeb.

  2. 3
    i don't need no doctor says:

    It makes no difference how many move and how many times they move, they are still a bunch of dumb downed useless tossers. All of them just try for a sensational scoop headline, are full of bullshit, and are pseudo lefties.

    • 10
      Rick Nobinson. BBC star reporter says:

      Breaking News **************Breaking News***********

      Flooding on the somerset levels caused by rain

      Breaking News **************Breaking News***********

      • 17
        Casual Observer 7 says:

        Should Nick be crediting the weatherman as source about the rain, or did he go down to Somerset and witness it first hand.

        Some habits are very hard to break…

    • 12
      Wait - what! says:

      Not all of them, Joel doesn’t appear to be and Dharshini was a revelation once she left the Beeb and was no longer hamstrung by a leftist agenda.
      Jeff Randall is superb and Sky will be the worse off when he leaves at the end of the year.

    • 24
  3. 5
    Cupid Stunt says:

    I’ve met Joel – a complete c*nt.

  4. 7
    Corporal Tucker says:

    Sally said to me, get stuck in. So I was banging her and she said I can’t feel you.
    So I used some fingers, and she still said,I’m too wide..use your hand.
    So I did. And my other hand. Then a foot and then, before I knew, I was sucked right inside.

    And that’s when I saw someone else in there. “Sarge? That you?”
    “Yes! I’m looking for the truck”

  5. 9
    J Bercow, a life in politics says:

  6. 11
    Ed 'fliperty' Balls says:

    This good economic news is very bad news

  7. 14
    2 (rice and) peas in a pod says:
  8. 15
    Rachel Reeves says:

    ‘Honk honk honk’

  9. 16
    Liar.Politicians says:

    That’s a shame, Joel Hills is the best business reporter / presenter on Sky News.

  10. 23
    Captain Bob Maxwell says:

    You’ll never catch me jumping ship.

  11. 25
    Wouldn't you love to just punch this squirt in the face for 5 hours non-stop? says:
  12. 32
    PDubya says:

    I’ve watched Sky news for a number of years and in recent times the cross pollination of broadcasters principally from the BBC has, in my opinion, infected Sky with the same disease. The story lines almost mimic each other and the metropolitan liberal, luvvie elite agenda pervades virtually every item. Evenhanded, honest reporting of facts and events has been consigned to the nearest bin to be replaced with the latest ego tripper expounding his or her personal take on what should or should not be done, when and by whom.

  13. 38
    I prefer this journalist says:

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  15. 41
    Mod bloody bot says:

    Crikey, just how many people has Katz employed at Newsnight and at what cost to the TV Taxpayer? All to bail out a flagship programme that is slowly sinking, just as it’s main story source, the Guardian is.

    Newsnight in recent years has always been crap, but Katz, since his arrival has taken it to a new low. It’s now a shadow of it’s former awfulness.

    BTW: I see that it didn’t take Keunssberg long to slip into Newsnight’s ‘take a pop at the Tories / Cameron’ model, last night.

  16. 44
    Persona non grata says:

    10 lefty lies about the floods. http://tinyurl.com/mqlh83b

  17. 45
    The British media are cunts says:

    Who gives a shit? The media is full of lying mong fucks.

  18. 55
    Prime Minister"Money's no object" Cameron says:

    Wolverhampton City Council says it is shedding up to 2,000 jobs because budget cuts are ‘worse than previously thought’.

    Hear ! Hear !

    Vote Tory !

    You know it makes sense !

    • 64
      The public says:

      Labour council cutting jobs is a Tory problem?
      You really are a deluded little fabian.

      Try and figure out why they have overspent, Ok?

      • 68
        FIFY says:

        Try and figure out who stole the money, Ok?

        • 79
          Sir William Wayde says:

          Under the last government, many urban areas (that, coincidentally, vote Labour) were awarded large increases in central government block grants. Rural and semi-rural areas (that, coincidentally, vote Conservative) had their grants cut. Now it’s the other way round.

          None of this, of course, shows any degree of integrity or competence on the partvof central government.

  19. 59
    Owen Jones,Guest Moderator says:

    If you have any questions on Guido Fawkes or right wing political blogging, we’ll try to answer them this evening from 7pm

  20. 62
    If you down a litre and a half pitcher of wine, lager, vodka and whiskey, you're gonna die says:
  21. 73

    What sized butt plug is he wearing in that photo?

    Having never heard of him, I looked him up and found this weird entry:

    He comes across as a thoroughly decent chap. If I had a sloane daughter, over 18, I would feel very happy if he was rogering her.

    Anyhow, I digress.

    He is one of the Sky business journos and he has an interesting look at the recession fears in a VT item on Sky News today. He makes an interesting comment about a crash in houses starting the last recession in 1990.

    Hang on, haven’t all the VIs told us that it was the other way around – unemployment rose, IRs shot up, shops closed down, etc, and only then, only then, did house prices fall!?

    Well done Joel – you could have my wife as well if I was married. How about a lemon ice cream maker and a comfy chair instead?

    From someone called The Masked Tulip…

  22. 78
    Prime Minister"Money's no object" Cameron says:

    Fracking – you’re going to hear a lot more about it in the months to come. The simple fact is, all three of the main political parties have given it their support. That means it’s an issue that’s probably not just going to affect us, but the lives of our children as well.

    And let’s not forget… it could also be a great opportunity for investors. After all, we’re talking about something that could replace conventional oil as our number one energy source.

    • 90
      "Diverse" Van Man says:

      Than the Saudis will green light the lefts favourite people to start harassing the local populace, in round about terms.

  23. 80
    Evolution Lang says:

    I see the Yankers term “Sink Hole” is catching on with our press,

    Used to be called “mine shaft opens up”, “underground workings collapse” or other more apt description.

    Then again I used to go potholing, but no modern caver would crawl through holes in the road.

  24. 81
    Ric Holden CCHQ says:

    Don’t forget to keep an eye on this blog at 4pm today for an exclusive Conservative led coalition Announcement!

  25. 91
    Ailence from Abbott though says:
  26. 94
    Prime Minister"Money's no object" Cameron says:

    Women’s speed skating makes me horny.

  27. 95
    Questions of our time says:

    Is Agenda 21 and the notion that the UN is a crypto-communist organization now no longer conspiracy theory, but rather conspiracy fact ?

  28. 97
    Gordon Brown ex MP now tube specialist says:

    My pipe tricks include a back double nine into a switch 7 followed by a a couple of switch hits. My grabs speak for themselves. Intense baby! I may go for a double cork 12.

  29. 99
    Guy News Room says:

    David Cameron tells Guido Fawkes “None of us proper Tories want to be in coalition with the Liberal Democrats”

  30. 102
    C.O.Jones says:

    Is there any chance of Gordon Brown returning to lead the UK under a North Korean style cult of personality government?

  31. 103
    Michael Gove says:

    This winter olympics is just such a massive wank fest, how the hell am I going to get any work done in parliament.

  32. 105
  33. 108
    To those who can do something says:

    Surely it’s time for someone- anybody- to replace Richard Bacon.
    What an utter, utter waste of space the cocaine taker is.

    • 111
      sunderland is a labour ghetto that why its shyte says:

      War=tched him last night a total wanker of the first degree

    • 117
      Who is this Owen Jones with Herpes on his lips? says:

      He turned last night’s “benefits street” wash up, into the Owen Jones one man show.

      • 131
        Woodward and Bernstein says:

        Privately educated disgraced leftie who interviews like he’s still on kid’s tv.
        I’m amazed the BBC haven’t recruited him for Newsnight or R4Today.

    • 134
      altruism in industry says:

      How very true

  34. 110
    Gordon is worried about losing his pension(s) says:

    Gordon Brown warns Scots independence means losing British state pension

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10646056/Gordon-Brown-warns-Scots-independence-means-losing-British-state-pension.html

  35. 112
    Glad we got that cleared up says:

    One of the Howard League’s heroes:

    Moors murderer Ian Brady issues statement through his solicitors denying recent newspaper reports that he has dementia

  36. 113
    The left won't be making a comment on this says:

  37. 114
    C.O.Jones says:

    I think therefore I am.

  38. 120
    Crook is a fucking leftie bleeding heart pro-criminal cunt!!!!! says:
  39. 125
    I like the cut of his jib says:
  40. 128
    And I like the cut of her jib says:
    • 136
      and luckily says:

      The more fame and publicity Jones seeks for himself
      the more people will realise just what a c**t he really
      is.

  41. 130
  42. 132
    A Fine Pair of Lungs says:

    Do people still watch Newsshite?

    • 135
      This century says:

      I have no idea what you are talking about

      • 137
        old hack says:

        It was required viewing in our house every night for
        years.Just as Today was required listening every
        morning.
        Sadly they’ve both been dumbed down and become
        so insultingly biased that we just don’t bother anymore.
        There are plenty of alternatives nowadays.


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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