Star's news team brings you the latest stories from across County Durham and North Yorkshire, and around the world, throughout the day.
They're always searching for important local issues, so if you know of a local news story, get in touch using the form below.
Our news department is headed up by Louise Fewster, along with a dedicated team of reporters. Hear Louise and Ellie every weekday on Star.
Louise Fewster - News Editor
Our news department is headed up by Louise,
Hear Louise every weekday from 2pm on Star.
Ellie Kumar - Broadcast Journalist
You can catch Ellie on 'Star Radio Breakfast'
Listen to Ellie read the news from 6am - 2pm.
They are part of a wider team in the North East, made up of another 6 journalists.
All our news is delivered to the highest standards of journalistic integrity – with accurate, fair and balanced reporting.