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Name: Hugh Ruthven Pym

Date of Birth: 18th October 1959

Network: BBC News

Biography: Hugh is the Health Editor for BBC News.

Pym was a BBC radio journalist from 1986 to 1987, then producer of Business Daily at Channel 4, 1987–1988, correspondent with ITN, 1988–1998, and a freelance broadcaster with Sky Television in 1999-2000.

He was a BBC special correspondent covering Economics until 2008, when he took on the role of acting Economics Editor during the maternity leave of Stephanie Flanders. Following her return, he became the BBC’s Chief Economics Correspondent, a newly created role.

When she left the BBC in late 2013 he took over again as Acting Editor. In March 2014 he was appointed as Health Editor.

Twitter: bbchughpym

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