What's Journalist Trevor McDonald Net Worth? His Annual Salary and Sources of Income, highlighted here

News by Clarence Published on 28 Feb,2017 Updated on 28 Feb,2017

Trevor McDonald is a Trinidadian-born British news anchor and journalist. He is a former news anchor of leading networks like BBC and ITV. He started his broadcasting career in the 1960s.

Trevor spent almost four decades in the field of journalism and earned hefty amount of money from his career.

Trevor’s net worth and earning sources

The talented journalist Trevor is one of the successful journalists of the British broadcasting industry. In 2013, his annual salary was around £600K. 

He has maintained a huge amount of net worth from his long time career. However, the veteran news anchor is yet to be revealed his net worth.

Trevor’s journalism career

In the 1960s, he started working as paint and broadcast journalist in his home country. After some years, BBC offered him the job of a program producer for BBC radio London. Then, he moved to London and started serving for the agency. 

Image: Trevor McDonald 

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In 1973, he joined ITV News and started working as a general reporter. Later, he became a sportscaster for the agency but ultimately concentrated on international politics. In the 1980s, he worked for the ITV-owned Channel 4 news and returned in 1989, presenting early-evening news.

In 1992, ITV promoted him as the solo presenter of the News at 10 and became a well-known face on the British TV screens. The show named News at 10 came to the end in 1999 and he joined another show named Evening News in ITV. 

Image: Trevor McDonald

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News at Ten was briefly re-launched in January 2001 and Trevor returned as a presenter. Later, he became the presenter of News at 10.30 after the News at Ten’s second axing. In 1999, he started hosting ITV’s flagship current affairs program Tonight with Trevor McDonald.

He hosted the show for six years and the show revived in 2010 with presenter Julie Etchingham. In 2005, he retired from his broadcasting career and started making documentaries for ITV.

However, after two years, he returned to the broadcasting and covered the US presidential election 2008. Then, Mark Austin replaced him and he retired from his newscasting job.

Since then, he has been working actively and making documentaries for the ITV. He also made documentary in the life of famous people like Mike Tyson and many others.

The former news anchor has also appeared in numerous TV shows like Under Cover Costumes, Saturday Night Takeaway, The Games and many others.

Trevor has even published six books which include two autobiographies of legend cricketers Viv Richards and Clive Lloyd.