Jon Snow London, UK
- Award-winning current affairs journalist, news presenter and interviewer
- Has presented Channel 4 News since 1989
- Presenter of the Year (2009, 2010 & 2012)
Jon Snow has been the face of the award-winning Channel 4 News since 1989. Jon has travelled the world to cover the news – from the fall of the Berlin Wall and the release of Nelson Mandela, to Barack Obama’s inauguration and the earthquake in Haiti – and has built a reputation as one of the UK’s outstanding journalists.
His many awards include the Richard Dimbleby BAFTA award for Best Factual Contribution to Television (2005), Royal Television Society awards for Journalist of the Year (2005 & 2006) and Presenter of the Year (2009 & 2010 and 2012). He collected the BAFTA award for news coverage for the 2011 Channel 4 News’ coverage of the Japanese Tsunami.
Jon has also hosted a wide range of discussion programmes and has made a number of acclaimed documentaries for Channel 4. He presented coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Paralympics and also hosted a nightly programme in the run up to the Paralympics – Jon Snow’s Paralympic Show. He has presented a number of Dispatches programmes including Can You Trust Your Bank. Other documentaries include Drugs Live, Genius of British Art – the Art of War, Jon Snow’s Tsunami, War on Terror Trial, Bloody Sunday Debate, Snow in Japan, The Emillionaire Show and Secrets of the Honours System.