John  Suchet


  • In 2014 John won a Gold Award for the best Radio Personality at the New York Festivals International Radio Programme Awards.

  • In 2013 John was named International Radio Personality of the Year at the Association for International Broadcasting Awards.

  • In 2010 the University of Worcester awarded John an honorary degree of Master of Arts, in recognition of his work on behalf of carers of people with dementia.

  • In 2008 the Royal Television Society awarded John its highest honour, the Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his career of nearly 40 years in television news.

  • In 2001 the Royal Academy of Music awarded John an Honorary Fellowship in recognition of his work on Beethoven. He remains the Academy's Orator at graduation each summer, reading the citations for honorands.

  • In 2000 John's old university, the University of Dundee, awarded him the degree of Honorary Doctor of Laws, in recognition of his achievements in the field of journalism.

  • In 1996 John was voted Newscaster of the Year by the Television and Radio Industries Club.

  • In 1986 John was named Television Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society, for his reporting of the Philippines revolution.


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John Suchet

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