Goodman to leave C4 News

By Caitlin Pike

Channel 4 News political editor Elinor Goodman is leaving the programme after more than 23 years.

Goodman joined Channel 4 News as political correspondent from the
Financial Times in 1982 and has been political editor since 1988. She
has covered six general elections and countless by-elections and
European elections.

She will leave in mid-July.

decided to go early because I want now to do other things both inside
and outside of journalism,” Goodman said. “After many years of being
never more than a minute ahead of deadline, I think it’s time to take
up slightly less frenetic and pressured pursuits. I leave with very
fond memories of the terrific colleagues with whom I’ve worked.”

Gray, editor of Channel 4 News added: “There’s been no-one more at the
heart of Channel 4 News over so many years, no-one who’s given so much
to the programme’s impact and achievements, and no-one who more
deservedly has earned a break from our demanding life. It’s hard to
overstate how important Elinor has been.”



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