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Chris Mason asks Laura Kuenssberg for on-air handover as BBC political editor

Chris Mason has jokingly asked Laura Kuenssberg for an on-air “handover” during one of their final shows together before he takes over as BBC political editor.Mason, 42, will take over the high-profile role from Monday after spending more than a decade as political correspondent for BBC News, reporting from Westminster across TV, radio and online.Kuenssberg is moving to replace Andrew Marr as host of the BBC’s Sunday morning politics show, with the local elections marking her final assignment before the change.During a special episode of BBC podcast Electioncast 2022, released on Friday, Mason jokingly asked Kuenssberg for a “handover” but...
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Chris Mason Replaces Laura Kuenssberg as BBC Political Editor

Click here to read the full article. BBC political correspondent Chris Mason will replace Laura Kuenssberg as political editor, the top news job in the corporation. Kuenssberg will be the new permanent presenter of the BBC’s Sunday morning politics show and will start her role when the show relaunches this September. Mason will start in his role once Kuenssberg stands down after the May 5 U.K. local elections. Mason has been political correspondent for BBC News for over 10 years, reporting on everything from Brexit to the Coronavirus pandemic, taking in three general elections along the way. He has presented BBC...
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Laura Kuenssberg: Signing off after seven dizzying years

This won't be the last article I write, but it will be the last one in my job as the BBC's political editor. Before I move on, I've been trying to piece together some of the seismic events that have taken place - the Brexit referendum, the pandemic, Jeremy Corbyn's stormy leadership of the Labour Party, three different prime ministers.
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Laura Kuenssberg to take over BBC’s Sunday morning politics show

Laura Kuenssberg will replace Andrew Marr as the permanent host of the BBC’s Sunday morning political interview programme as part of a reshuffle of the broadcaster’s on-screen staff. Kuenssberg is preparing to step down as the BBC’s political editor after more than six years in the role and...
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Laura Kuenssberg to replace Andrew Marr full-time

Laura Kuenssberg is to replace Andrew Marr as the host of BBC One's flagship Sunday morning politics show. The journalist is taking over the role after announcing her decision to step down as the BBC's political editor last December. The BBC said she would join the "new-look" Sunday morning show...
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Laura Kuenssberg named new host of BBC’s Sunday morning politics show

Laura Kuenssberg has been announced as the new permanent presenter of the BBC’s Sunday morning politics show.In December, she announced she was stepping down as the broadcaster’s political editor after seven years.Kuenssberg will start her role when the show relaunches this September with a new set, title, format and title music.I'm extremely happy to say that I'll be in the BBC politics chair on Sunday mornings from September - it's a genuine honour and real thrill to be working with an amazing team on the show, can't wait to get started!— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) March 28, 2022She said: “I couldn’t...
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