is Chief Correspondent at Channel 4 News. In his 22 years on the programme he has covered 20 wars, across the Gulf, the Balkans, Africa and Afganistan – and he regularly presents the programme. Alex has lead the programme’s coverage of key news stories, including the 1994 Chinook helicopter crash on the Mull of Kintyre and Bloody Sunday, for which he won a Royal Television Society award in 1997. Before joining Channel 4 News, Alex worked for BBC in Northern Ireland. He has written books about India and the Gulf War and writes a regular column for Press Gazette.