Martyn John Dudley LEWIS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-04-07
Education Dalriada GS Ballymoney, Trinity Coll Dublin (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations photography, good food, keeping fit
Clubs Garrick
Style Martyn Lewis, Esq, CBE
Career TV journalist, presenter newsreader and businessman; presenter BBC Belfast 1967-68, journalist and broadcaster HTV Wales 1968-70, joined ITN 1970, set up and ran ITN's Northern Bureau Manchester 1971-78; newsreader and foreign corr ITN: News at Ten, News at 5.45 1978-86; ITN reporter 1970-86 incl: Cyprus War, Seychelles Independence, Fall of Shah of Iran, Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, Vietnamese Boat People; co-presenter: ITV gen election programmes 1979 and 1983, ITV Budget programmes 1981-84, wrote and produced Battle for the Falklands video, presenter The Secret Hunters documentary (TVS); joined BBC as presenter One O'Clock News 1986, presenter Nine O'Clock News 1987-94, presenter Six O'Clock News 1994-99; host Today's the Day (series, BBC2) 1993-99; presenter: Crimebeat (series, BBC1) 1996, 1997 and 1998, Bethlehem Year Zero (ITV) 1999, Dateline Jerusalem (ITV) 2000, News '40 (ITV) 2000, Ultimate Questions (ITV) 2000-02, Agenda (The Wireless) 2012-; BBC documentaries: MacGregor's Verdict, Royal Tournament, Royal Mission Great Ormond Street - A Fighting Chance, Princess Anne - Save The Children, Help is There, Indian Summer, Fight Cancer, Living with Dying, The Giving Business, Health UK; presenter-in-chief The Medical Channel 2000; chm and fndr YouthNet UK (www.thesite.org and www.do-it.org ) 1995-, chm and fndr Global Intercasting Ltd 1999-2007, chm and co-fndr Teliris Ltd 2001-12, chm Nice TV Ltd 2005-12; sr advsr TS Elite Gp 2012-; pres United Response 1988-; vice-pres: Help the Hospices, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Macmillan Cancer Support; tstee The Windsor Leadership Tst 2001-11, chm The Beacon Fellowship Charitable Tst 2005-08, chm NCVO 2010-, chm Families of the Fallen 2010-; patron: EACH (East Anglia Children's Hospice), Demelza House Children's Hospice 1996-, Dementia UK, Volunteering England until 2012 (merged with NCVO), Midmay Mission Hosp, Patchwork Fndn; chm Main Award Ctee Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2009-, perm dep chair Lord Mayor of London's Dragon Awards 2010-; memb: Cncl St George's House Windsor Castle 2009-, Team London Advsy Bd 2013-; Freeman City of London 1989, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Pattenmakers; Hon DLitt Univ of Ulster 1994; FRSA 1990, memb BAFTA
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