News at Ten's Julie Etchingham: 'I don't give a monkey's about wrinkles'

The co-host of ITV's jubilee coverage reveals how she is swotting up – and why David Cameron once sent her a dalek

Julie Etchingham has a pragmatic take on the issues of ageism and sexism in television, which resurfaced last week when Frances Barber lamented the disappearance of older women and admitted she is saving up for a facelift.

The News at Ten co-anchor and Tonight presenter says she takes "a great deal of heart" from the recent Royal Television Society awards for her former Sky News colleagues Anna Botting and Alex Crawford, and the work of other female journalists, such as the BBC's foreign correspondent Lyse Doucet

"I just like to think you are valued for what you contribute and your journalism and that ultimately is what matters to me," she says. "I don't give a monkey's how wrinkled my face gets, but I would be worried if I thought
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