Alastair Stewart retires from common broadcasting.
The 70-year-old TV information anchor is placing an finish to his profession after spending 47 years working as a reporter for native and nationwide tv within the UK.
Stewart was at ITV Information for over three a long time earlier than making the bounce to startup channel GB Information in 2021.
An announcement from GB Information confirmed the reporter is stepping down from his function and directed the ultimate episode of his programme, ‘Alastair Stewart Associates’, final weekend.
Whereas now not a daily on screens, Stewart will return to GB Information as an occasional contributor and supply commentary for King Charles III’s upcoming coronation in Could.
Commenting on his retirement, Stewart mentioned in an announcement: “I am practically 71 and nonetheless getting an enormous enchancment from dwell tv – it is one of the best job on the earth. Nevertheless, the pains of making ready for 2 dwell interview packages every week , and for them the commute from Hampshire to London is appreciable.
“I wish to cut back my dedication whereas I am nonetheless forward as an previous broadcaster, somewhat than an historical one. Fortunately the timing is mine; I simply wish to spend extra on my household, my horses and the charities which have meant quite a bit to me through the years.
Since becoming a member of GB Information, Stewart has been the on-air announcer for Queen Elizabeth’s demise in September 2022 and was the anchor for the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations earlier within the yr.