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Independent Television News (ITN) is a UK-based media production and broadcast journalism company. ITN is based in London, with bureaux and offices in Beijing, Brussels, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, New York, Paris, Sydney and Washington, D.C.

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Independent Television News Limited
TypePrivate company limited by shares
GenreMedia Production and News Broadcasting
Founded4 May 1955
(67 years ago)
FounderIndependent Television Authority
Headquarters200 Gray's Inn Road,
United Kingdom
Key people
Rachel Corp[1] (CEO)
Revenue £135.9 million (2019)
£2.4 million (2019)
£1.7 million (2018)
Total assets £39 million (2019)
Total equity £105.4 million (2019)
Number of employees
706 (2019)
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ITN produces the daily news programmes for ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 in the UK, and in recent years has diversified to produce a wide range of content including documentaries, sports, advertising and digital material for a range of international clients.

Between 1955 and 1999, ITN was more commonly known as the general brand name of ITV's news programmes. Since 8 March 1999, ITV has used ITV News as the brand name for its news programmes, though ITN continues as the network's news provider. The network's largest franchise owner, ITV plc (through its Channel 3 franchising subsidiary ITV Broadcasting Limited),[2] is the largest shareholder of ITN, owning 40% of the company's shares. Other shareholders are Daily Mail and General Trust, Thomson Reuters and Informa plc, each owning 20% of shares.