Francesca Mary Unsworth (born 29 December 1957) is a British journalist and media executive. Since January 2018 she has been Director, News & Current Affairs for BBC News.   She was appointed in succession to James Harding. Before then she served in various senior positions in the BBC, including director of the BBC World Service Group.
7 de sept. de 2021 · Fran Unsworth, BBC’s director of news, expected to leave corporation Unsworth has held her position at the national broadcaster since January 2018, overseeing all its current affairs output...
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Fran oversees the BBC’s News and Current Affairs programming.BBC News is the largest broadcast news operation in the world providing trusted news and analysis to audiences in the UK and internationally.BBC news reached three quarters of adults in the UK each week across television, radio and online in 2016./17.The division's workforce produces output across Network News and the World Service Group.
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Last updated March 2018 Francesca Unsworth became Director, News and Current Affairs in January 2018. She was previously Director, BBC World Service Group, a post to which she was appointed in December 2014. In this role she led the BBC's global news services - BBC World Service, BBC World News and BBC.com - as well as BBC Monitoring, and she chair...
Expenses are costs incurred by BBC staff on behalf of the BBC and claimed through the BBC's expenses system. Central bookings are costs incurred on behalf of the BBC and booked through the BBC's central bookings system. Both expenses and central bookings are published every three months.
Gifts and hospitality may only be accepted in line with BBC policy. Information about gifts and hospitality is published every three months.
Staff must make a declaration of their personal and business interests, including any memberships or directorships of public or industry bodies, and any shareholdings, as well as any interests that their immediate families may also have. A summary is published where there is something to declare and where there is nothing to declare. Occasionally a...
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7 de sept. de 2021 · The BBC's director of news Fran Unsworth is to leave the corporation early next year, it has been announced. A lifelong BBC employee, she took charge of the BBC's news and current affairs...
7 de sept. de 2021 · Fran Unsworth, the BBC’s director of news and current affairs, has announced she will leave the corporation early next year, creating a vacancy for one of the most powerful jobs in British media.
7 de sept. de 2021 · Fran Unsworth has resigned from the BBC. The process to appoint her successor will begin shortly. Fran became Director of BBC News and Current Affairs in January 2018. In this role she has...