Join One Love BVI & BVI House for a luncheon with Sir Trevor MacDonald, guest speaker, 8th June 2018. at 12.00. During the lunch, there will be a raffle and auction. The lunch will comprise of a 3-course meal and 2 bottles of wine per table.
Sir Trevor was born in Trinidad in 1939 and worked in various aspects of the media including local newspapers, radio, and television. He joined the Caribbean regional service of the BBC World Service in 1960 as a producer, before moving to London at the end of that decade to work for the corporation (BBC Radio, London).
Moving to Independent Television News (ITN) in 1973, he rose steadily through the ranks. He's served as news, sports, and diplomatic correspondent before moving on to become diplomatic editor and newscaster. Twice voted Newscaster of the year, McDonald was perceived as the face of ITN after years of fronting its flagship 'News at Ten' bulletin.
An accomplished journalist, he has penned several books including autobiographies on cricketers Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards. His own biography, 'Fortunate Circumstances', was published in 1993.
In 1992 he received an OBE in the Queen's Honours List and received a knighthood in 1999.
Event sponsored by Barclays Bank.
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