It’s rumoured the revamp of BBC News will go ahead on Monday 15th July 2019.
This will include the introduction of the new BBC corporate font: BBC Reith.
Terrible news! The BBC is replacing the iconic Gill Sans with its own in-house creation, BBC Reith. pic.twitter.com/yY4TJcwLNr
— Andrew Wiggins (@alboreto) May 18, 2017
An internal email to BBC staff said the new font will be used for:
NEWS (EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW): the BBC News graphics changes on Monday will be rolled out across national and regional TV services. BBC Breakfast will be included in the revamp… pic.twitter.com/0Y43zqc2N9
— The TV Room (@thetvroom) July 12, 2019
The BBC regional news programmes on iPlayer have already updated their slides:
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