NEWS Ebola fears stop Channel 4 News’ Alex Thomson hosting awards

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Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson will not co-host Wednesday night’s Rory Peck awards due to health and safety concerns following his recent return from covering the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.
Thomson was supposed to co-present the annual awards for freelance journalists with Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford, but will be replaced by his colleague, international editor Lindsey Hilsum.
He tweeted on Wednesday: “I did not pull out of presenting the Rory Peck Awards - they dropped me.”
The awards were set up in 1995 in memory of freelance cameraman Rory Peck, who was killed in Moscow in 1993.
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/nov/19/ebola-channel-4-news-alex-thomson-rory-peck :eek: :shocked:
 


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