Sky News has appointed Granada Television senior news reporter Michelle May as its North of England correspondent.
A reporter on the North West’s local news bulletin Granada Reports for the past five years, May will replace Ian Dovaston, who is moving to Sky’s London bureau as senior reporter. She will join Mike McCarthy and Paul Harrison as part of Sky’s north of England team on 19 January.
While at Granada, May also reported on the North West for the ITV News Channel.
May was nominated as RTS Regional Reporter of the Year in 2002. She has also worked for HTV, BBC Wales and Channel One, Associated Newspapers’ now defunct cable channel. Granada will advertise for May’s replacement in the new year