“BBC World News America” anchor Matt Frei is leaving the program to become Washington correspondent for the UK’s Channel 4. Frei has anchored the program since October, 2007.

Channel 4 is rejiggering its lineup, hence the addition of Frei. Political correspondent Cathy Newman is becoming a regular “presenter” (that would be “anchor” stateside) while Jackie Long is joining the network as social affairs editor.

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