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.