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Emma Barnett to present Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Emma Barnett to present Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

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Broadcaster Emma Barnett will be the new presenter of Woman's Hour.The 5 Live and Newsnight presenter will step into the shoes of Jane Garvey and Dame Jenni Murray, who have both decided to step down from the show.Barnett is already associated with the Radio 4 programme, presenting its late-night spin-off and regularly chairing the Woman's Hour Power List.She first hosted Woman's Hour at the age of 26, making her the youngest presenter in the show's history.Woman's Hour, which offers a female perspective on the world, is one of the longest-running programmes on British radio, first launching in 1946 on the BBC Light Programme.The 45-minute show is broadcast every morning at 10:00 on BBC Radio 4. Staff on the show were told of Bar...