Editor's viewpoint: Brave Ken's work ethic far cry from that of politicians
Good news at last on the political front. Veteran UTV journalist Ken Reid, who has been undergoing treatment for cancer since last November, is returning to his beat.
He will only be working a couple of days a week at the beginning, but for this doyen of political reporting and analysis, getting back to work is a giant step forward.
His desire to start reporting again is in stark contrast to the politicians who steadfastly refuse to return to their desks, but at least they all agree on one thing - wishing him a full recovery. After what he has come through - and he praises the treatment he received - what passes here for politics must seem very petty indeed.