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Sir Alastair Burnet

Journalist and Broadcaster
11 July 1928 to 19 July 2012

For many years the face of ITN, Burnet joined as a reporter in 1963 later becoming a newscaster, anchoring their election coverage and the 1969 moon landings. A freelance spell included work for the BBC and editing The Daily Express, but he returned to ITN in 1976 remaining until 1991.

- Read Sir Alastair Burnet's BBC News obituary.