March 12th, 2014

Sky News Political Editor: Down to the Final Three

MediaGuido understands that the final interviews for the Sky News political editor gig will be held tomorrow. Millbank bosses have narrowed it down to the final three, with one of the candidates still in the running describing the process so far as “attritional” and “rigorous, rigorous, rigorous”. Sky sources confirm if they go in-house we can expect an announcement imminently, if they choose an outside candidate we will have to wait. Stay tuned…


24 Comments

  1. 1
    Ah! tried says:

    Bugger, not me then

  2. 2
    Gerbil 7 says:

    Disappointed that nobody ran with the headline “Crow falls off perch”.

  3. 3
    Ah! read it and says:

    Owen Jones’ First Class Hypocrisy | Mail

    Certianly not written by William S

  4. 4
    kebab time says:

    But no totty…..

  5. 5
    Ah! but says:

    …he dropped the cheese beforehand.

  6. 6
    Gary Elsby says:

    It’s Piers Morgan.

  7. 7
    Sussana Reid says:

    I would like to thank my husband, the BBC and my fans agent.

  8. 8
    Giles says:

    So who cares??????

  9. 9
    john mackie says:

    Joey Jones has the smarts, cred and integrity.

  10. 10
    BOGOF says:

    Nah. It’s Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson.

  11. 11
    jgm2 says:

    I can hardlzzzzzzz.

  12. 12
    Reader says:

    This is only interesting if you think the job is that of official propagandist….

  13. 13
    Anonymous says:

    “final interviews for the Sky News political editor”
    Q1 of 1: Would you be able to pursue the editorial line and keep a straight face, when an interview exposes an obvious and illogical contradiction of reality? Well in that case, welcome to the rabid ideology of institutionalized partisan hypocrisy then.

  14. 14
    Martin Hopkirk says:

    That chap who does Sky business is excellent but that’s not really politics..much.

    Jeff Randall

  15. 15
    SKY voyuer insider says:

    I’m told that Charlotte is practising crossing her legs when it goes to adverts.
    I’m also informed that it is proving successful and un successful depending on your point of view.

  16. 16
    Myfanwy says:

    Are you in the running Fawkesy, if not why not or may I say it even a presenter on your own political show, the ability to think on your feet is a prime requirement and possibily the ability to weedle the facts out of obfuscating politicos cutting through the waffle, as such presenters are nearing retirement theres your chance, go for it!

  17. 17
    'arry says:

    rigorous? sky news?

    its as though exchange & mart was appointing a new ballet critic

    no – not rigorous – just another non-job for a pr drone

  18. 18
    Myfanwy says:

    Or even a Norwegian Blue Parrot?

  19. 19
    'arry says:

    the waffle exists to fill the time/budget allocated for it

    substance is not a priority

  20. 20
    Keep Our Press Free says:

    I’d like Joey Jones to get it too.
    I won’t bother watching if it goes to a
    biased BBC type.

  21. 21
    Steve says:

    hopefully not John Craig, he is boring as hell.

  22. 22
    e563h says:

    Whover it is, they will carry on parroting the Israel line.

  23. 23
    Rip Van Winkle says:

    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  24. 24
    Jack Ketch says:

    Wouldn’t work at the BBC. They would turn their backs on such things.


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