Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption The Nine presenters and reporters The nation’s new TV channel, BBC Scotland, has revealed the first picture of the on-air team behind its flagship news programme.
Nine Lives – meet the team Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption Rebecca Curran will anchor the programme Monday to Thursday Rebecca Curran, PresenterRebecca moves into her new role as co-anchor after two years in BBC Scotland’s busy Aberdeen newsroom.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption Martin Geissler will also anchor the programme Monday to Thursday Martin Geissler, PresenterMost recently a news correspondent with ITN, Martin has reported on some of the biggest news stories this century: the Iraq war, the Afghan conflict, Hurricane Katrina, the Boxing Day tsunami, the crisis inside Zimbabwe, and many more.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption James Cook joins The Nine after several years as correspondent in the US James Cook, Chief News CorrespondentJames joins the Nine as Chief News Correspondent from his post as North America Correspondent for BBC News where he reported on major stories from shootings and racial unrest to wildfires, hurricanes and Donald Trump’s presidency.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption Laura Miller will present with John Beattie on Fridays Laura Miller, Consumer Affairs CorrespondentLaura joins the Nine from her role as the East of Scotland news anchor on STV’s News at 6.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption John Beattie will front the programme on Fridays with Laura Miller John Beattie, Friday presenterJohn Beattie had a long and illustrious career before broadcasting.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption Amy Irons will cover sport Amy Irons, Sports PresenterAmy, an experienced news, entertainment and sports presenter, joins the Nine from the Capital Radio Breakfast Show.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption Laura Maghie will present sports news coverage at the weekends Laura McGhie, Sports News PresenterLaura has worked on digital and radio sports news at BBC Scotland for the past five years.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption News from Europe will keep Jean Mackenzie busy on The Nine Jean MacKenzie, Europe CorrespondentJean joins the Nine from her post as senior reporter on BBC2’s Bafta award-winning Victoria Derbyshire programme.
Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption Rajdeep Sandhu is The Nine’s politics correspondent in Westminster Rajdeep Sandhu, Westminster CorrespondentAs winner of the prestigious BBC Gareth Butler trainee scheme, Rajdeep spent a year working across online, radio and TV and then became political reporter for BBC Radio Kent.
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