English journalist and news anchor who is best recognized for his work with the BBC including his coverage of Princess Diana. He is also known for having worked for MSNBC as a political commentator.' He studied at King Alfred's College of Higher Education in Winchester and later at King's College in London. He started his career as a journalist in 1986 when he worked for the BBC on the program Songs of Praise. He gained further attention as an anchor for ABC's program Nightline.