Call us: +44(0)1202 734 817
Back

George Alagiah

George Alagiah

Best known for:

George Alagiah currently presents the Six O'clock News (Britain's most watched news programme), and World News Today for the BBC's global channel.

Summary:

Before going behind the studio desk, George was one of the BBC's leading foreign correspondents, recognised throughout the industry for his reporting from around the world on some of the most significant events in recent history including the trade in human organs in India, the civil wars in Afghanistan, the Kosovan refugee crisis, the farm invasions in Zimbabwe, the aftermath of the terror attacks on New York and the Asian tsunami.

Biography:

Before going behind the studio desk, George was one of the BBC's leading foreign correspondents, recognised throughout the industry for his reporting from around the world on some of the most significant events in recent history including the trade in human organs in India, the civil wars in Afghanistan, the Kosovan refugee crisis, the farm invasions in Zimbabwe, the aftermath of the terror attacks on New York and the Asian tsunami. 

George has also reported, through a variety of documentaries, on global issues such as Saddam Hussein's genocidal campaign against the Kurds of northern Iraq for Newsnight, the last reunion of the veterans of Dunkirk, and a BBC1 Special on the trial and conviction of Jill Dando's murderer.

George has won several personal awards for reporting, journalism and television and, in 1998, he was also voted Media Personality of the Year at the Ethnic Minority Media Awards. In 2000, he was part of the BBC team which collected a BAFTA award for its coverage of the Kosovo conflict.

George Alagiah has chaired several live events for corporate and statutory bodies and in November 2002, he chaired the Urban Summit. He has spoken at a conferences, (including  Citigroup's Asset Management team), has narrated and presented several videos for clients (such as the NHS and the Royal Navy) and has spoken on a variety of topics including the importance of business and economics in international relations.

George’s first book, ‘A Passage to Africa’, was published by Little, Brown & Company in September 2001 and won the Madoc Award at the 2002 Hay Literary Festival.

Fee range:

Please Enquire