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Trevor McDonald

Sir Trevor McDonald (b 1939) is a black British television presenter and Newsreader with ITN. Notable for being the first black newsreader in Britain.

He was born in Trinidad in the West Indies. He worked for the BBC World Service as a producer in the 1960s, and moved to Britain at the end of that decade.

He joined ITN as a reporter in 1973, and steadilly rose to become, a newsreader by the late 1970s, and for years presented the 'News at Ten' bulletin.

He is now seen as being a part of the broadcasting establishment, and was Kinighted in 1999.



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