Sir Trevor McDonald OBE was born and educated in Trinidad where his career in the media began, first as a radio reporter, news presenter and sports journalist.
Sir Trevor came to London in August 1969 to work as a Producer in the BBC Overseas Regional Service at Bush House in the Aldwych. He went on to produce Current Affairs programmes for the BBC WORLD Service and in that capacity worked on the initiation of a number of shows like THE WORLD TODAY which are still part of the BBC World Service schedule. In 1973 he joined ITN as a General Reporter and throughout his illustrious career has gone on to anchor many prominent ITN and ITV news shows and documentaries.
His autobiography AN IMPROBABLE LIFE will be published in October in his 80th year.