Alastair Stewart is a former news presenter at ITV.
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.
He stepped down from his role at ITV News in January 2020.
ITV News presenter Alastair Stewart is stepping down from his role. This comes following an “error of judgment in Alastair’s use of social media”, ITN said. In a statement, Alastair said: “It was a misjudgement which I regret.” “It’s been… Read more
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… Read more