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Name  Stewart Purvis

Role  Broadcaster
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Awards  British Academy Television Award for Best News Coverage

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Stewart Peter Purvis CBE is a British broadcaster and academic.


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Purvis was educated at Dulwich College, a boarding independent school for boys in Dulwich in South London, followed by the University of Exeter.

TV Journalism

An ITN trainee who rose through the ranks, Purvis was the second editor of ITN's Channel 4 News from 1983 and is generally credited with creating the programme in its current ethos.

He was Editor-in-Chief and CEO of ITN and retired in 2003 after 31 years at the company. In November 2007 Purvis became Content and Standards Partner at the UK regulator OFCOM, a position he held until 2010.

He regularly appears on the late-night press preview programme of Sky News.

Since September 2013 Purvis has been a non-executive Director of Channel 4. His appointment runs until 31 August 2016


Purvis is the Professor of Television Journalism at City University, London. In 2004-5 he was News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media at Oxford University.


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