Alastair Stewart is employed by ITN to present the ITV News at 1:30
In September 2009, it was announced that Alastair Stewart would leave London Tonight and move on to presenting the ITV News at 6:30. Matt Teale took over his regional role.
In 1994, he presented “Alastair Stewart’s Sunday” for BBC Radio 5 before moving to host “Alastair Stewart’s Sunday Programme” for GMTV which he presented until July 2001.
Alastair returned to ITV News as an anchor on the ITV News Channel for major events during 2003 such as the Iraq War. Between 1993-2004, he had presented a range of news and current affairs programmes for the London News Network.
He has also often been involved in ITN’s coverage of major events most notably British and US Elections, the State Openings of Parliament, Royal Weddings, the Challenger disaster and the Lockerbie bombing.
Alastair studied at Bristol University and is married to Sally, a former TV Production Assistant with whom he has three sons and one daughter.
ITV today announced that ITV News political editor Tom Bradby will host the network’s coverage on General Election night on 7th May 2015. Alastair Stewart will present ITV’s coverage the day after the election, analysing the final results and focusing on the formation of the…
Getting ready to go on air. @itvnews #BehindTheScenes #US2012 http://t.co/P28uMTOP — Matt F (@MattJF) November 6, 2012
Alastair Stewart has presented his last ITV London Tonight. He wrote in the London Tonight Tonight Email: “This is my last blog as a London Tonight presenter and, unlike a hand-written letter, you won’t be able to detect the smudge of a tear on your…
Former ‘News at Ten’ broadcaster Sir Alastair Burnet has died today at the aged of 84. In a statement, his family said: “He passed away peacefully in the middle of the night at the Beatrice Place Nursing Home in Kensington, where he was being cared…
The Three main political parties have agreed to a series of Live Television debates before the next General Election.
ITV will host the first debate, chaired by Alastair Stewart. Adam Boulton will chair the second debate for Sky News and the BBC will air the third and final debate, chaired by Question Time presenter, David Dimbleby.
The debates will broadcast at peak time and will be about an hour and half long in front of a live audience.