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Paul Plunkett


Editor, Newsround

Paul Plunkett

Paul is the editor of ‘Newsround’, which delivers news and topical content for children across TV and digital platforms. First broadcast in 1972, it is one of the BBC’s longest-running and respected brands.

Paul was formerly Assistant Editor across BBC Sport’s digital platforms, which have a global reach of 30m browsers, and has lead on digital development, production, major event planning and football. He has 20 years’ experience in newspaper journalism and has written children’s mystery books outside of work.