ITV Tyne Tees has appointed Graeme Pickering as head of forward planning (north).
Pickering replaces Brian O’Neill, who recently joined GMTV as Scottish news presenter and producer.
ITV Tyne Tees is the local ITV broadcaster for North East England.
The flagship evening news programme, North East Tonight, is aired from 1800-1830 Monday to Friday.
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