Alastair Stewart Bio, Wiki
Alastair Stewart whose fullname is Alastair James Stewart OBE is an English journalist and newscaster. He was previously a presenter for ITV News before joining GB News as a presenter in 2021. He has twice been named News Presenter of the Year by the Royal Television Society. Stewart began his career with Southern Television in 1976, then moved to ITN in 1980, where he worked for three years with Channel 4 News before becoming a main newsreader for ITV News.
Alastair Stewart Age
Alastair was born on 22 June 1952 in Gosport, United Kingdom. He is 69 years old as of 2021.
Alastair Stewart Height
His actual height has yet to be revealed, but it will be updated as soon as his body measurements are released.
Alastair Stewart Family
Stewart the son of a Scottish father from Invergarry and an English mother was born in Emsworth, Hampshire . His father served in the Royal Air Force and his mother was a Wren.
Alastair Stewart Wife – Children
Stewart is happily married to the love his life Sally Ann Jung since 1978 . The couple is blessed with four children. His son Alex Stewart is a football analyst for Tifo Football, a division of The Athletic. Stewart lives in Hampshire.
Alastair Stewart Education
Stewart had his education in Scotland at Madras College in St. Andrews, Fife, and then in England at Salesian College in Farnborough, Hampshire, and St. Augustine’s Abbey School in Ramsgate, Kent. From 1974 to 1976, he studied economics and politics at the University of Bristol and worked for the National Union of Students.
Alastair Stewart ITV News
Stewart began his broadcast career in 1976 with ITV’s Southern Television in Southampton, in the south of England. He worked as a journalist, an industrial correspondent, a presenter, and a documentary filmmaker. Before Lord Mountbatten was slain by the IRA in 1979, he conducted one of the last interviews with him and spent six weeks in Ford Open Prison filming a half-hour documentary.
He co-hosted ITV London’s regional news show London Tonight from 1993 to September 2009. In 1994, he also hosted Alastair Stewart’s Sunday on BBC Radio 5. He then joined GMTV in 1995, where he was the host of Alastair Stewart’s Sunday Programme until 2001.
Alastair Stewart Newsreader
He began his career as an Industrial Correspondent for ITN in the 1980s, quickly rising through the ranks to become one of the network’s Additional Newsreaders. He worked for ITN’s Channel 4 News as a presenter and correspondent from 1983 to 1986, as well as hosting ITN’s News at 5.45.
It was reported in early April 2021 that he would join GB News to headline a weekend news and current affairs show. After announcing his suspension from hosting on GB News on July 16 due to a hip issue, Alastair resumed on August 28, 2021. From Monday, August 30th, through Thursday, September 3rd, he filled in for Andrew Neil.
- The Face of London Award at the 2002 Royal Television Society awards.
- Presenter of the Year Award at the 2004 Royal Television Society awards for his live coverage of the Beslan siege.
- News presenter of the Year at the 2005 RTS awards for his ITV News Channel program Live with Alastair Stewart.
- Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2006 for services to broadcasting and charity.
- Honorary Doctor of Laws in 2008 by the University of Bristol for services to broadcasting.
Alastair Stewart Salary
His annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Alastair Stewart Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.