Traquair Joins Five News

A former Grampian TV presenter and reporter is joining Natasha Kaplinsky on Five’s news programme, being launched on Monday.

Isla Traquair joined Grampian TV seven years ago after a five-year reporting stint on the Press and Journal. She has spent the past two years working for ITN in London.

Her new role will keep her in London. She said: “It’s a great move. It’s good timing to be part of the relaunch. At Channel Five I will have a similar role to which I had at ITN – a mix of reporting and presenting.”

Kaplinsky joined Five from the BBC amid a blaze of publicity over her