Category: News

Articles produced in-house, reporting a recent or forthcoming on-air event. We’ll also alert you to pertinent news stories reported on other websites.

ITV Creates: Florence Blanchard

Week 36 of the ITV Creates campaign brings us a piece by Florence Blanchard – a French painter, muralist and screenprinter based in the UK. She began writing graffiti in the early 1990s under the

ITV Creates: Erin Taylor

The latest ident in the ITV Creates series is by Erin Taylor – a final year Fine Art student at Manchester Metropolitan University. This project for ITV represents Erin’s first commission as an artist.

Look North (Hull) reverts to old graphics in error

The early evening edition of Look North (Hull edition) today reverted to the old Helvetica lower-third design. As reported by a contributor on the TV Forum website, a ‘Live’ bug also accompanied lower-thirds on pre-recorded

Intermittent BBC News graphics glitch strikes again

Since their introduction in mid-July, the new BBC News on-screen graphics have been affected by an intermittent glitch which causes the software to hang. Each time this has happened, the lower-third graphics are removed completely

BBC Wales HQ struck down by power cut

BBC Wales has been affected by a power cut this evening. BBC Wales Today failed to appear at 6.30pm and was quickly replaced by BBC Northern Ireland’s BBC Newsline. BBC One Northern Ireland output went

ITV Creates: Ash Kayser

This week’s ITV idents were produced by Ash Kayser.

ITV Creates: Arts University Bournemouth

Led by course leader Richard Waring, for the BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree at the Arts University Bournemouth, this piece is a combined effort from students in his class.

BBC One NI airs Oneness-less ident

Bit of a rarity from BBC One Northern Ireland at lunchtime: a Oneness-less ident. Looks like they’ve created a shorter version of one of the Mountain Rescue idents, for junctions that are particularly tight.

PICTURED: BBC News logo.

Textbook handover to BBC News Channel by BBC NI

It’s not often that the schedule provides the opportunity for a tidy handover to the BBC News Channel at the point where BBC One programmes finish for the day. And frankly, it also depends on

ITV Creates: Brandon Saunders

The latest ident design from ITV Creates is the creation of 18-year-old Brandon Saunders. Although he has spent a lot of time working with digital mediums, he has a great amount of respect for and