Presenter, TV Personality
1928 – 2012
Who was Alastair Burnet?
Sir James William Alexander Burnet, known as Sir Alastair Burnet, was a British journalist and broadcaster, best known for his work in news and current affairs programmes, including a long career with ITN as chief presenter of the flagship News at Ten for eighteen years; Sir Robin Day described Burnet as "the booster rocket that put ITN into orbit".
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