About Alastair Stewart
Alastair James Stewart OBE (born 22 June 1952) is an English journalist and newscaster. Formerly presenting for ITV News, he joined GB News as a presenter in 2021. Stewart has won the Royal Television Society’s News Presenter of the Year award twice. He is a patron of a number of charities, including Kids for Kids – helping children in Darfur, disability charity Scope and Brooke – action for working horses and donkeys.
Stewart joined Southern Television in 1976 then joined ITN in 1980 where he served three years with Channel 4 News and then went on to become a main newsreader with ITV News. He remained in this role for more than 35 years, making him the longest-serving male newsreader on British television, having worked in both local and national news for 44 years. In January 2020, he stepped down as an ITV News presenter, however remained as a relief presenter for TalkRadio since the summer of 2020. Learn More…