Kirsty Gallacher to join GB News presenting line-up

Tom Horton, PA
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Kirsty Gallacher is to join the presenting line-up of new channel GB News.

The journalist and presenter will form part of the broadcaster’s breakfast team.

GB News has already announced a number of signings including former BBC presenter Simon McCoy, former executive editor for The Sun Dan Wootton and former Sky broadcaster Colin Brazier.

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The former Sky Sports presenter, 45, has previously presented Channel 4 morning show RI:SE and also appeared in Strictly Come Dancing in 2015.

GB News’ director of news and programmes John McAndrew said: “Kirsty’s warmth, openness and welcoming style is what GB News is all about.

“She’s a hugely-skilled broadcaster and a fantastic addition to the GB News family.”

The new network is chaired by broadcaster Andrew Neil.

GB News will feature more than 6,500 hours of content a year, made exclusively for the channel.

It has been founded by media executives Andrew Cole and Mark Schneider.