Gary Gibbon

Gary Gibbon (born 15 March 1965, Harrow) is an English journalist.

Gary Gibbon
Gary Gibbon, left, talks to Hilary Benn
Born15 March 1965
EducationJohn Lyon School, Harrow
Notable credit(s)
Channel 4 News

He is the political editor of Channel 4 News. Previously, he had served as the programme's political correspondent since 1994. He has worked on four general elections for Channel 4 News[1] and covered the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Life and career

Gibbon was educated at The John Lyon School, in Harrow in West London and read History at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was awarded a first class degree.[2]

Gary Gibbon's interview with Peter Mandelson in 2001 triggered the Northern Ireland Secretary's second resignation from the Cabinet. Gibbon won the 2006 Royal Television Society Home News Award with Jon Snow for his scoop on the Attorney General's legal advice on Iraq, and revealed some details of one of Tony Blair's pre-war meetings with George W. Bush. He was also awarded Political Broadcaster of the Year award by The Political Studies Association in 2008 and the Royal Television Society 2010 Specialist Broadcaster of the Year award.



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