The Experts who'll take care of you
Expert, attentive and focused. The team at ITN Source News know that they have to deliver for you. They understand the pressures you work under, and know that responding fast is critical. By getting to know your business, your market and your needs, they will keep you informed of the most relevant stories.
Fiona DoddHead of News Syndication
Fiona Dodd has been Head of ITN Source News since April 2007. With over 20 years of newsroom experience, she has an innate understanding of the needs of news companies and global broadcasters. Fiona has a great eye for compelling stories and having developed long-standing relationships with ITN's key partner broadcasters, affiliates, and senior editorial teams at ITN, she can ensure you get the news you need, when you need it.
Sara brings a wealth of experience to ITN Source News, having joined the department during its foundation. As Editor, ITN Source News, Sara is responsible for the editorial output of the news feed, prioritising daily content to best suit your needs. Sara also has location experience, ensuring livespots and tape replays are managed effectively and efficiently. Her dedication provides contract clients and ad-hoc customers with first-class service.
Lance ChinnianAssistant News Editor
Lance joined ITN Source News in 2009 after 10 years with the Financial Times Group and Penguin Books. His newsroom experience and ability to meet tight deadlines, means Lance is able to build on his track record for delivering high quality services that help you manage your news agenda, picture requirements and technical needs.
Shakira has been part of the ITN Source News Team since 2007 and has special responsibility for planning, she can help with your inquiries, ensuring your needs are integrated into our planning process from the start. In addition to tackling any day-to-day queries with enthusiasm, Shakira also supports our clients in the field, ensuring that livespots for affiliates and clients go without a hitch, whether that's at Buckingham Palace, a political party conference or at a breaking news location.
Matt BlairAssistant News Editor
With more than 15 years of newsroom experience, gained at organisations including ABC and Bloomberg, Matt's technical know-how coupled with his editorial awareness means he intuitively identifies the best shots to tell your story. This first-hand knowledge of your need for footage makes him an integral part of the ITN Source News team.
Charlotte Smith has worked for ITN Source News for eight years, building up a great rapport with ITN Source News 's existing clients, and ensuring their news requirements are met effectively. Her in-depth knowledge of all aspects of ITN Source News services, is crucial in maintaining a high standard of service on a daily basis.
Chris SinclairVideo Journalist
Chris has been the ITN Source News Video Journalist for 2 years, covering a huge and varied number of news events. With 8 years’ experience at ITN in various editor and production roles, his footage is shot, knowing what makes the story for you. Chris has an exceptional eye for artistic detail at exhibitions as well the skill to catch critters at their best at wildlife events, but his true specialism is sports news. He covers the main Premier League football clubs in the London area, plus Champions and Europa League press conferences as well as Rugby, Cricket , Boxing and many other sports.
Kate BrannellyAssistant News Editor
Having joined the team in 2013, Kate’s experience from previous roles at all the UK’s industry leading broadcasters - the BBC, Sky News and the 5 News newsdesk at ITN - is invaluable. Kate’s production know-how ensures she can flag up the most dynamic story lines and pictures for broadcasters, along with swift distribution of material. She also enjoys great rapport with ITN’s partners and clients and takes a special interest in how ITN Source News is presented online through social media, tweet her at @itnsourcenews.
Samantha HarperAssistant News Editor
Sam has built up excellent experience at ITN over the past three years, working for ITN Source News during major events such as the 2012 London Olympics, the birth of Prince George and also the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Bringing together the skills needed in a fast-paced newsroom, she has developed an eye for detail and a strong working relationship with different departments at ITN and ITV, enabling her to help you access the footage that you require.