Paul Royall

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Paul Royall is a British journalist and the current Editor of the BBC's News at Ten and News at Six.[1]

Early life[edit]

From 1986-89 he studied English at the Lancaster University. From 1990-91 he studied Social and Political Science at the University of Essex.


He started his journalistic career with newspapers, later joining ITV Meridian (Southampton), known for its Meridian Tonight.


He joined the BBC in 1997 with News 24. He later became Deputy Editor of BBC Breakfast in January 2004, to the Editor Mark Grannell.[2]

In May 2009 he became the Deputy Editor of the News at Ten and News at Six. He became Editor on 22 July 2013, replacing James Stephenson who became Head of BBC World News.[3]


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Media offices
Preceded by
James Stephenson
Editor, BBC News at Ten and BBC News at Six
July 2013 -
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Deputy Editor, BBC News at Ten and BBC News at Six
May 2009 - July 2013
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Deputy Editor, BBC Breakfast
January 2004 - 2007
Succeeded by
  1. ^ [1] Article on appointment and background in Press Gazette
  2. ^ [2] BBC News article.
  3. ^ BBC Ariel