First Report

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First Report
Presented by Robert Kee
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Location(s) ITN Studios,
London, England, UK
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 20 minutes (approx.)
Production company(s) ITN
Original channel ITV
Original release 16 October 1972 (1972-10-16) – 12 September 1976 (1976-09-12)
Followed by News at One (1976-1987)
Related shows ITV News at 1:30

The First Report was the afternoon news programme on the British television network, ITV. It was produced by ITN.


The first ITN lunchtime bulletin was launched on 16 October 1972 - First Report aired at 12:40pm and was anchored by Robert Kee. In 7 January 1974 First Report was moved to 1:00pm. First Report ended on 12 September 1976, to be replaced by News at One the following day.


Main newscaster[edit]

Years Newscasters Other Roles
1972-1976 Robert Kee Main Newscaster
1974-1976 Leonard Parkin Main Newscaster