Simon offers "creative flair and an innovative approach to TV production". He confessed to an industrial tribunal back in 2005 that booking guests for Sky News was not always that rigorous. "Sometimes anything will do, especially on a first hit on a story ... on the first hit sometimes we will take anybody. You can go back later and refine it."In the greatest comeback since Lazarus I am returning to ITN for 6 months to help run home news. 22 years ago they said I'd be back!— Simon Cole (@ColonelCole) August 23, 2016
Friday, August 26, 2016
ITN apparently needs someone on an interim basis to run their home news operation, and they have turned to the ever-ebullient Simon Cole, sixteen years with Sky News, and a good number of years before then with ITN.