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Trevor McDonald is a Trinidadian-British newsreader, reporter, diplomatic correspondent, newscaster and also a journalist.

Relationship Facts of Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald is married to Josephine.
He is father of Three.
Trevor McDonald is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Trevor McDonald married twice? Who is his current wife?

The personal life of McDonald’s has been kept a close secret.

He also has been married twice. Firstly, he was married to a woman called Beryl and later divorced in 1985.

Then in 1988, he married another woman named Josephine to whom he is still married.

He has altogether three children, but their names and ages are unknown.

Trevor McDonald: Biography in Details

Who is Trevor McDonald?

Trevor McDonald is a Trinidadian-British newsreader, reporter, diplomatic correspondent, newscaster, and also journalist.

He is popular for his career as a news presenter for Independent Television News (ITN). His nickname is George McDonald.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

McDonald’s was born on 16 August 1939, in San Fernando. He spent his childhood in San Fernando, Trinidad, and Tobago.

His father’s name was Lawson McDonald and his mother’s name was Geraldine McDonald. He also had a spouse named Josephine McDonald.

Trevor McDonald: Education, School/College University

Trevor McDonald studied his primary school in Trinidad Then he studied his secondary level education at Naparima Secondary School.

Studying at University was like a struggle and he even didn’t think he has entered the university.

Rather than his feelings toward University, he holds honorary degrees from the University of Plymouth and Liverpool John Moores University.

Trevor McDonald: Early Professional Life, Career

McDonald worked his first part-time job at Radio Trinidad and got a second one in International Relations at the University College of the West Indies.

He also worked as a print and broadcast journalist in Trinidad during the 1960s.

Later in 1969, he was employed by BBC Radio as a producer, which was based in London but still broadcasting to the Caribbean.

Later, Trevor McDonald joined Independent Television News(ITN) as a general report at the beginning of 1973.

Soon, he became a sports correspondent concentrating on international politics.

Trevor McDonald
Caption: Trevor McDonald (Source: Hello Magazine)

In late, 1980, he spent some time with the ITN-produced Channel 4 News and later returned to ITV in 1989, and presented the early evening news.

Trevor McDonald is also into making documentaries and has contributed to making them from 2009 to 2018. 

His first documentary in 2009 is The Secret Caribbean with Trevor McDonald and the recent one in 2018 is James Bulger: A Mother’s Story with Trevor McDonald for ITV.

Besides this, he has also worked in various works and has made several media appearances.

Besides this, he also has been in some movies. Some of them are, The Iron Lady (2011), The Royal Wedding: Celebration (2011), The Queen (2006), and The Baltic Storm (2003).

Trevor McDonald played the title role in the GamesMaster reboot that aired on E4 in 2021.

Trevor McDonald: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

In 1992, he was awarded an OBE on the Queen’s honors list. Later in 1999, he received a knighthood for his services to journalism.

He was also awarded a BAFTA fellowship at the British Academy of Television in 2011.

Trevor McDonald also received the title of Newscaster of the Year in 1993, 1997, and 1999.

Trevor McDonald: Salary and Net Worth(600k )

He has a salary of 600k Euro per year and his net worth is unknown.

Trevor McDonald: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a controversy when he said during his interview, that he said he doesn’t want to be seen as a black reporter.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

There is data about his physical measurements but he has a height of more than 6 feet and has a black complex with white hair and blue eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Trevor McDonald has 1.8k followers on Twitter and doesn’t hold any verified social media profiles.

Also know more about the early life, career, net worth, relationships, and controversies of other newsreaders, reporters, diplomatic correspondents, newscasters, and journalists including Charlotte HawkinsJackie AshleyJames MatesSussana Reid, and Mark Austin.

Trevor McDonald's Birthday Dates

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