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Daughter visits Iraq ten years after Central journalist was killed

It's ten years since the invasion of Iraq and one of the first casualties of the war was ITN correspondent Terry Lloyd. He was killed along with two colleagues as he covered the Allied advance through the Iraqi desert.

Terry began his career with ITV News Central. He was also from Derby.

To mark the 10th anniversary of his death, his daughter Chelsey has returned to the spot where Terry was killed to try to understand what happened to her father.

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Home video shows Lloyd family Christmas

In tonight's documentary on the tenth anniversary of the death of ITV News reporter Terry Lloyd in Iraq, we are given an insight into the family at Christmas.

His daughter Chelsey said her relationship with her father "suffered" during her teens.

Lloyd was killed on the eve of the invasion of Iraq ten years ago.

Who Killed My Dad? The Death of Terry Lloyd airs tonight on ITV at 10.35pm.


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Terry Lloyd's daughter visits where he was killed

A ITV documentary has followed the daughter of ITV News war reporter Terry Lloyd as she retraces his final steps in Iraq as part of her deeply personal search for the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death.

Terry was killed in southern Iraq ten years ago, along with cameraman Frederic Nerac and translator Hussein Osman, after their convoy came under attack by the US Army.

Cameraman Daniel Demoustier - who was driving the vehicle carrying Terry when they were initially fired upon - survived.

Chelsey Lloyd has returned to where he was shot dead, along with Daniel and presenter Mark Austin, who was also in the country covering the start of the war.

“I need an understanding of what happened that day because I wasn’t there and because it was so far away," she said.

"I need to piece together the events of those days to create a kind of timeline, a picture in my head, to help me.”

Who Killed My Dad? The Death of Terry Lloyd is on ITV at 10.35pm tonight.

Full report: Budding reporter wins journalism comp

A Midlands-based student journalist has won a national competition organised by ITV News and the Media Trust.

Monika Plaha, who lives in Leamington Spa and studies at the University of Leicester, won the Breaking into News competition, for her shocking report on Black and Asian women using skin whitening creams to look more westernised.

View Monika's full report below:


Budding reporter wins national journalism competition

Monika Plaha was mentored by ITV News Central's Victoria Davies Credit: ITV News Central

A student has won a national competition to find the journalists of the future, with her report on the dangers of Asian and African women whitening their skin.

Monika Plaha from Leamington Spa won top prize in the Breaking into News Scheme, which is organised by the Media Trust and ITV.

She beat 300 entrants, and was helped on her journey by ITV News Central reporter Victoria Davies.