Laura Whitmore leaving MTV News

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Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore has announced she is leaving her role presenting MTV News, but she will continue to work for the channel on different programmes.

Laura Whitmore will no longer present MTV News.

The 29-year-old star has announced she is to stop hosting the channel's segments after seven years due to other work commitments.

In a post on her Instagram account, Laura said: "After 7 years, I have decided it's time to hang up my MTV news hat. It was my very first telly job and I can't thank MTV enough for taking the chance on me. However due to some upcoming projects I can no longer commit. (sic)"

Laura will still be working for MTV and will be responsible for fronting 'MTV Asks', special one-off shows which focus on individual artists.

The 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here Now!' host said: "I will however still very much be on the channel hosting the 'MTV asks' artists specials, MTV Awards for International, festivals as well as some new projects currently in development. There are some exciting projects over the next 9 months I will be telling you about when I can. In the mean time, next week will be my last news records. It's been a blast! Lx (sic)"

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