How ITV News is covering the Covid-19 crisis in the Calendar region

The new film shows how ITV News has covered the Covid-19 crisis Credit: ITV News

ITV News has released a special film to show how it covered the Covid-19 crisis and how viewers have reacted to the service provided.

Presented by Julie Etchingham, and produced by the award winning Tonight programme production team, it captures work done by the national and regional teams across the country.

During lockdown ITV News attracted big audiences. In the period from 23rd March to the last day of May, ITV News and Current Affairs programmes reached 44 million people, that's 72 percent of the UK population.

Director of News and Current Affairs, Michael Jermey, said: