Former About Anglia presenter Alastair Yates, joined Sky News from it's launch in 1989. Before Anglia Alastair reported for BBC Midlands and Grampian Television. Alastair was presenting on BBC World by 1996. Following a stint on Germany's World TV Service, DWtv, Alastair has made a welcome return to the UK and can now be seen on presenting overnight on BBC News 24 and BBC World.
Former Thames Television continuity announcer, Patricia Yorston, had joined HTV News in Bristol by 1990, but had left by 1997. Patricia also did a stint announcing for TVS in the 1990's.
Patricia can now be seen presenting on TV Travel Shop 2.
From presenting Scotland Today to the launch of Channel 5 News in 1997. Kirsty probably had more viewers on Scotland Today! It wasn't too long before ITV were on the case and a switch was inevitable. All seemed well until an announcement in October 2001 stating that she would return to Channel 5 News in the New Year. Kirsty was immediately pulled from the ITV News!