Sir Christopher Chataway 1931-2014 

19 January 2014

Sir Christopher Chataway ITN’s first newsreader and later the Minister for Posts and Telecommunications responsible for the introduction of Independent Local Radio has died aged 82.

In September 2005, Transdiffusion’s Richard Elen interviewed him for a feature in our “Heroes” section. The three-part article can be read here:

Part 1: First with the news

Part 2: ITN wins its spurs

Part 3: TV ancient and modern


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