Veteran journalist, presenter and newsreader Sir Trevor McDonald OBE has been honored with a special honorary award BEFFTA MALE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT award.
The multi award-winning Trinidadian-British news anchor will pick up his special award in the presence of an international audience at the prestigious 4th annual BEFFTA awards UK taking place on 27th October in London.
Sir Trevor McDonald was the first male black television news reader and British broadcaster with the highest awards for his contribution to journalism over a period of over 30 years.
In 1999 he was knighted for his excellent contribution to journalism. The broadcaster who is well know for presenting News at Ten on ITN and ITV’s current affairs flagship programme Tonight with Trevor McDonald is also know for the charitable causes that he was involved in such as Princes Trust, Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Royal National Institute of the Blind, The Royal Commonwealth Society for the deaf, Macmillan Cancer Research and Leukaemia Trust and many more.