Classic FM Presenter
John presented his last “The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet” on 1st July 2022. Prior to that he had been the voice of morning radio on Classic FM for almost 10 years, making 12 years of live weekday broadcasting. He will be hosting specials later in the year, continuing to share the music he loves.
John has twice been honoured for his radio programme on Classic FM, at the New York Festivals International Radio Programme Awards in 2014, and the Association for International Broadcasting Awards in 2013.
Reporting the News
Before joining Classic FM, he was best known as one of the country’s most popular television reporters and newscasters. As a reporter for ITN, he covered major events around the world, including the Iran Revolution, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the Philippines Revolution. He then became a newscaster for ITN, presenting all major bulletins including News at Ten.
John has been honoured in both roles. He was Television Reporter of the year in 1986, and Television Newscaster of the year in 1996. In 2008 the Royal Television Society accorded him its highest accolade, the Lifetime Achievement Award.