Jon Snow

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Date of Birth September 28, 1947
Place of Birth England
Age 73 years old
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Jon Snow (journalist)

Jonathan George Snow HonFRIBA is an English journalist and television presenter. He is best known as the longest-running presenter of Channel 4 News, which he has presented since 1989. Although Channel 4's news programming is produced by ITN, Snow is employed directly by the broadcaster. Snow has held numerous honorary appointments, including Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University from 2001 to 2008.

Born: Jonathan George Snow, September 28, 1947, Ardingly, Sussex, England
Occupation: Journalist, television presenter, news anchor
Years active: 1973–present
Notable credit(s): Channel 4 News (1989–present)
Partner(s): Madeleine Colvin (separated)
Children: 2
Relatives: Bishop George Snow, Peter Snow, Dan Snow
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About Jon Snow

Notable as the longest-running host of the United Kingdom's Channel 4 News, Snow was the recipient of several Royal Television Society Awards.

Before Fame

The son of a schoolmaster and a pianist, he grew up in Sussex, England. He later attended Yorkshire Coast College in Scarborough and briefly studied law at the University of Liverpool.


He hosted an acclaimed investigative journalism program titled Sri Lanka's Killing Fields.

Family Life

His long-term relationship with attorney Madeleine Colvin resulted in two children. In 2010, he married Zimbabwean scholar Precious Lunga.


He conducted an impromptu interview with fellow journalist Alastair Campbell during a period when Campbell was involved in a significant scandal.

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  • Alumni of the University of Liverpool
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