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On Tuesday 12th January 2010 a large earthquake with a catastrophic magnitude of 7.0 rocked the west of Haiti killing between 100,000 – 200,000 people. American News networks were the first with correspondents and presenters in Haiti. BBC News, Channel 4 News and ITV News latero sent presenters to the region.
Chris Eakin broke the News. George Alagiah presented from Port-au-Prince, Haiti for the National, Ben Brown for the News Channel – Also in Haiti was Matt Frie,
Matthew Price, David Loyn, Andrew Gallacher, Ian Sherwood, Mark Doyle
Mark Austin presented from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Bill Neely, Jon Irvine and Geraint Vincent also in the region
Channel 4 News
Jon Snow presenting from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jonathan Rugman and Sarah Smith reporting.
Sky News (plus Five News)
Anna Botting broke the news. Sky News didn’t send any presenters to Haiti. Stuart Ramsay, Robert Nisbet and Dominic Waghorn reporting from the Region.
Anderson Cooper and DR. Sanjay Gupta Presents from Haiti.