Chris Ship

Christopher “Chris” Ship is an English journalist and presenter, working for ITV News. Since 2017, he has been the Royal Editor.

Chris Ship
Christopher Ship
OccupationJournalist and presenter
Years active2008–present
Notable credit(s)
ITV News

Early life and educationEdit

Ship was brought up in Southampton in Hampshire, and educated at Bellemoor School for Boys (since renamed Upper Shirley High School), a state comprehensive school in the city, where Craig David was a pupil,[1] followed by the University of Sussex, where he studied Media and French.

Life and careerEdit

Ship was appointed senior political correspondent for the ITN-produced service in 2008 - promoted from political correspondent, as part of a reshuffle of ITV's political team.[2]

Since early 2009, Ship has been a presenter of the ITV Weekend News.[3]

Ship was given a new title of Deputy Political Editor in 2012.

On 13 December 2016 it was announced Ship is to become Royal Editor from 2017, replacing the retiring Tim Ewart.[4]

Since September 2019 he has also been a occasional relief presenter of the ITV Lunchtime News.


  1. ^ "USH Newsletter - 15th July 2016 - Farewell from Mrs Laybourne". Upper Shirley High School, Southampton. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  2. ^ Plunkett, John (24 September 2008). "ITV News shuffles political team". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 December 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Mary Nightingale to be sole anchor of ITV Evening News in 2017 Jasper Cox, Press Gazette, 13 December 2016

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