Jon Snow

Broadcaster and Journalist of Gros-Morne Green Schools Network

United Kingdom

Jon Snow is the presenter of Britain’s award-winning Channel 4 News.

Jon Snow joined ITN in 1976 and became Washington Correspondent in 1984. Since then, he has traveled the world to cover the news – from the fall of the Berlin Wall and the release of Nelson Mandela, to Barack Obama’s inauguration and the earthquake in Haiti.

His many awards include the Richard Dimbleby BAFTA award for Best Factual Contribution to Television (2005), and Royal Television Society awards for Journalist of the Year (2005 and 2006) and Presenter of the Year (2009 and 2010). He collected the BAFTA award for news coverage in 2012 for Channel 4 News’ coverage of the Japanese Tsunami.

Jon has also presented a wide range of discussion programs and a number of high-profile documentaries for Channel 4.  He presented coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Paralympics and also hosted a nightly program in the run-up to the Paralympics – Jon Snow’s Paralympic Show. He has presented a number of Dispatches programs including Can You Trust Your Bank and the two-part Landlords from Hell. Other documentaries include Genius of British Art – the Art of War, Jon Snow’s TsunamiWar on Terror TrialBloody Sunday DebateSnow in JapanThe Emillionaire Show and Secrets of the Honours System. Jon also chairs conferences and seminars and is a highly skilled conference facilitator and after-dinner speaker. He has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both at home and abroad.