ITV's head of home news Rachel Corp made London editor

ITV News head of home news Rachel Corp has been appointed editor of ITV News London.

Corp, who has been in her current position since January 2014, replaces Alex Chandler, who has been made a senior programme editor for the News at Ten.

ITV News said in a press release that Corp, who joined ITN as a trainee, will work closely with ITV News editor Geoff Hill in her new role.

She said: "I’m thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead the hugely talented ITV News London team.

"I’m looking forward to telling the stories that matter most to Londoners and getting under the skin of the many lives, cultures and communities that shape our capital.

"It’s a fantastic challenge – celebrating the city as well as championing its people.”

Hill said: “Rachel’s sharp news judgement, leadership qualities and editorial creativity have transformed ITV News’ UK newsgathering.

"She is an extremely talented journalist, who makes a valued contribution to the ITV newsroom every day."



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