Sir Trevor McDonald
Journalist and News Anchor
The News at Ten stalwart talks media diversity… and what the global leaders are really like
One of the best-known and most respected journalists in the UK, Sir Trevor has reported from the most dangerous places in the world and interviewed an incredible array of world figures. In this in-depth interview, he talks through his career, condemns the media for an undue over-focus on ‘balance’; criticises positive discrimination to fix the media’s lack of diversity; and reveals behind-the-scenes stories from his time on News at Ten, interviewing Saddam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi, and Nelson Mandela.
Essays Editor, Longreads
19th July 2018
Championing the importance of long form content in a breaking news world
12th July 2018
Growing a global community of over 26 million people – and the best life hack learned along the way
Managing Director, WGSN
6th July 2018
Launching HuffPost UK from a mock-up idea to 8m users; and now leading a team of global trend forecasters to predict the future of how we’ll live and work
Chief Executive, 7digital
28th June 2018
The radio industry “lifer” predicts the future direction of streaming, curated content… and of radio itself.
Former Executive Chairman, News International
21st June 2018
The highs and lows of five decades as Rupert Murdoch’s most trusted lieutenant – building and running his global media empire.