Jon Snow is the presenter of Britain’s award-winning Channel 4 News. He joined ITN in 1976 and became Washington Correspondent in 1984. Since then, he has travelled around 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.
His many awards include a BAFTA fellowship, the Richard Dimbleby BAFTA award for Best Factual Contribution to Television (2005), and 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 presented a wide range of discussion programmes and a number of high profile 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 and the two-part Landlords from Hell . 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. He also hosted the live Channel 4 debate for the Scottish Referendum in September 2014.
Jon also chairs conferences and seminars and is a highly skilled conference facilitator and after dinner speaker. He has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both in the UK and internationally.
"Jon Snow was fantastic to work with, his professionalism and dedication to every part of the job was evident throughout. Everyone loved his seminars and meeting him."
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"It was a pleasure to work with Jon Snow again as host. His intro speech was pitched perfectly to the audience and the award presentation flowed seamlessly, with excellent pace, which kept the audience attention throughout. Jon showed real interest in the subject matter and the team working with him."
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