If there was to be a vacancy for a CH5 newsreader then The Tonight reporter and Newsround host Hayley Hassall would an ideal choice to join the team in my view. She is full of life, very professional with a lot of experience at news presenting. It can be a real challenge to engage younger people with adult news programmes. I suggested her some years ago on the 5 News website when Matt Barbett first left 5 News, she has gain in confidence even more since then. I think Newsround presenters often get overlooked by other news networks when they are looking for new presenters, I think their down-to-earth style for children makes them ideal for programmes with a broad appeal. A very good example of someone doing well after leaving Newsround is Juliet Morris who was the one who took over from John Craven when he left Newsround.

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