P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:17:14    SCIEN E, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  Jon Snow has been the face of Channel 4 News since 1989. In his time with the progr!mme, he has interviewed the likes of Nelson Mandela and Tony Blair, and anchored the show during such momentous events as the handover of Hong Kong to China and from Stormont during negotiations of the Good Friday Agreement. (eletext on 4 talks to him about his career... ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— by Tina Lofthouse BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:16:13    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  What do you think is the key to the success of Channel 4 News? It may sound a banal answer but more than anything, having the time and space to report and analyse. We have an hour which is more than double the length of any other television news programme. What's your advice for people who want to become TV news reporters? Stick at it, if you work hard enough and want to get there bad enough... you will! ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Life index 420 Get On TV 402 BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:12:21    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  What has been your favourite story so far in your 15 years anchoring the Channel 4 News? Oh inevitably the surprise visit by Alastair Campbell at the height of the Gilligan affair - and the ensuing testosterone charged interview. What has been the most harrowing? Bosnia? Kosovo? Iraq? They are all painful - human suffering wherever, and whoever, is always distressing. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Newsflash 102 Sport on Channel 4 430 BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:18:11    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  If you could put one, let's say, very inflammatory question to a leading political or celebrity figure, what would it be and who would it be to? To Tony Blair: so what DID you offer Gordon Brown when he stepped aside for you to become leader? What do you think is the biggest misconception people have about your job? That I come in to work five minutes before the programme starts whereas I'm normally here at 9.30am. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Today on Channel 4 Guide 400 BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:16:25    SCIEN E, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  Describe three of your character traits? Ego strewn, a bad listener, a sense of humour. If you could change anything about TV news, what would it be? Invest hard in news, information and current affairs. Tell us about your impressive tie collection - how did that come about? I was the dullest thing in the studio until I discovered ties - forget ties that bind, these are ties that blind. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Let Channel 4 entertain you 440 BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:15:48    SCIEN E, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  You've just written your autobiography. What made you want to write it and what do you hope to get get across? I wrote what is an autobiographical journey through the 30 years that have brought us to the new world disorder. I found myself contrasting my own childhood - growing up in the weird security and certainty of the Cold War - with the eerie uncertainty of the war against terror. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Inspiration from 4Homes 410 BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P426 Teletext on 4 426 Dec11 23:11:02    SCIEN E, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  CHANNEL 4 NEWSMAN JON SNOW  On why he wrote his autobiography: I realised I had been present at most of the key stepping stones that have led us to this point in our history - such as in Africa amid failing states after independence or in Afghanistan for the Soviet invasion. I argue we got so much wrong but I also admit to having had some hilarious encounters with all sorts from Castro to Gorbachev, Thatcher to Milosevic. Shooting History, Harper Collins ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Channel 4 News Services 425 BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES p500 Bomber TV today Entertainment Bamboozle