Trevor McDonald – Keynote Speaker

Trinidadian British newsreader and journalist, known for his career as a news presenter with ITN

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Specialist Subjects

  • After Dinner
  • Award Hosting
  • Media


  • English


Sir Trevor McDonald OBE is arguably the most recognisable news presenter in British broadcasting history.

He has won more awards than any other British broadcaster, and is well known for being ITV ’s first black journalist. He is most well-known for programmes such as News at Ten, Tonight with McDonald, and ITV News at 10:30. He was knighted by the Queen in 1999 for services to journalism

Trevor McDonald is a well experienced a revered public speaker, and can offer corporate roles such as host, compere, keynote speaker and can conduct Q&A sessions.

McDonald has done charitable work for the Prince’s Trust, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Playing Fields Association, Sight Savers, the Royal National Institute for the Blind, the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Deaf (which became know later as Sound Seekers), Macmillan Cancer Research and the Leukaemia Trust. He serves as Patron, Chairman, President or Vice President in a number of other charitable organisations including National Children’s Homes, the Shooting Star Children’s Hospice, the Friends of Barnes Hospital and De Paul Trust.

Trevor McDonald has also helped to promote the work of St John Ambulance, and organisations dealing with awareness of the problems surrounding Sickle Cell, Autism and homelessness among young people.

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