A popular choice as Director General, the BBC careerist has been pitched into a news crisis that threatens his position.
One of the BBC’s most experienced female journalists, she is taking voluntary redundancy after 12 years on Newsnight..
Experienced investigative journalist who is best known for his award-wining exposé of Trafigura’s dumping of toxic waste in Africa.
Editor of Newsnight for the past four years, he has a background in radio. Regarded as being cerebral but cautious.