News correspondent Carole Walker will leave the BBC today after a 37-year career with the corporation.
As a war correspondent, Carole covered the fall of the Soviet Union, the Gulf War and the civil wars in Somalia and the Balkans.
Since 1997 she has concentrated on covering UK politics and in September 2012 presented the BBC Two daily political programme Daily Politics.
Her colleague, Simon McCoy, tweeted: “We shall miss you. One of the best in the business.”
Martha Kearn added: “Sad to see that it is the last day at BBC for lovely and clever @carolewalkercw after 37 years! Best of luck x”
I will be pursuing journalistic career in fresh pastures – in due course… pic.twitter.com/fLGuFRISsM
— Carole Walker (@carolewalkercw) March 30, 2017
Carole is in Downing Street this afternoon reporting on the triggering of article 50 by the Prime Minister on Wednesday.
BBC News presenter Katty Kay has announced she is leaving the BBC. Katty will become senior editor and executive producer, of OZY Media, the digital-first media and entertainment company founded in 2013 by CEO Carlos Watson. “After many very happy… Read more
New York correspondent Nick Bryant is to leave the BBC. “I have loved my 25 years with the BBC. To work alongside so many colleagues I admire and adore has been one of the great gifts of my life,” said… Read more
The BBC, ITV and Sky News will broadcast live coverage of the ceremonial funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh from Windsor this afternoon. Her Majesty The Queen, together with other members of the Royal Family will attend the funeral… Read more