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Ben De Pear

Channel 4 News, UK
United Kingdom
Ben de Pear is the Editor of Channel 4 News - one of the UK’s main news and current affairs television shows.
He began his journalism career on the Staines and Ashford News in Surrey as an intern. He joined Sky News in 1994 and went on to become foreign producer based in London 1996-2000. From 2000-2005 he was based in Johannesburg as Africa editor.
In 2005 he joined Channel 4 News as foreign producer, became foreign editor 2008 and was appointed editor in August 2012.
Most recently, Ben, 47, oversaw the programme’s investigation into Cambridge Analytica and Facebook which made headlines worldwide.
He has won numerous Royal Television Society awards, including consecutive News Programme of the Year awards, three International Emmy awards and three BAFTAs in five years for coverage of the Syrian conflict.

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Monday, October 29

9:15am SAST