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Alastair Burnet


Who is Alastair Burnet?

Alastair Burnet: Sir James William Alexander Burnet, known as Sir Alastair Burnet, was a British journalist and broadcaster, best known for his work in news and current affairs programmes, including a long career with ITN as chief presenter of the flagship News at Ten for eighteen years; Sir Robin Day described Burnet as "the booster rocket that put ITN into orbit".

  • also known as 阿里斯戴尔·伯奈特
  • born on (87 years ago) in Sheffield
  • nationality: England
  • education: Worcester College, Oxford
  • profession: Presenter, journalist
  • Marriage with Maureen Sinclair between and (54 years)
  • died on in Kensington
  • written works: "Burnet a", "Is Britain governable?", "In private--in public", "America 1843-1993", "Itn Bk of the Royal Wedding Burnet A", "The time of our lives", "ITN Book of the Queen Mother", "The book of the royal wedding"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
      • British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
      • British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
      • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best News Coverage - "ITV News at Ten" (Nominee: Alastair Burnet and the Production Team)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Journalism (2009)

A - C by Christopher H. Sterling

Its newscasters from Alastair Burnet to Trevor McDonald—the first black journalist to be a British television network's principal newscaster—became household names. Its style of presentation owed something to American network news at the ...

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