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Lucy Watson
Lucy Watson

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Lucy Watson is an English journalist and newsreader, who is currently employed by ITN for ITV News.

She formerly worked as a news correspondent for ITV Breakfast programmes Daybreak and Lorraine where she was based in the UK before moving to America to be the programmes New York City correspondent until her departure in 2014.

She joined ITV News where she currently works as their news correspondent in China.


  • 1 Career
    • 1.1 Daybreak
    • 1.2 After Daybreak
  • 2 References
  • 3 External links


Watson's television career began when she was a runner for Stars in Your Eyes and then a researcher for ITV programmes You've Been Framed! and 60 Minute Makeover, after which she went to University to study journalism.

She worked at BBC Radio Merseyside and then Real Radio in Manchester as a reporter, covering major stories. After six months in radio broadcasting, Lucy began her television reporting at ITV Granada in Manchester, then in 2008 moved to Birmingham to work for ITV Central to present various news bulletins at the weekends and late news programmes.


Watson joined the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak in 2010, when she became the North of England correspondent for Daybreak. This role lasted from 2010 until 2011. She was the programme's New York correspondent, taking over from Nick Dixon until her departure in 2014.

After Daybreak[edit]

Watson left Daybreak at the beginning of 2014 and since February 2014, she has been China correspondent for ITV News, based in Beijing, the country's capital.[1]