He has vast experience as a foreign correspondent and diplomatic editor and has reported on major news stories all over the world.
Jon Snow has won numerous awards for reporting over the years including, in 1979, the Royal Television Society's News Feature award the Monte Carlo Television Festival Golden Nymph award and in 1980, the RTS TV journalist of the year award. He has also received the Valiant for Truth Media award in 1981 and two awards from the RTS for his reporting in El Salvador. In 1995 at the RTS Programme and Technology awards, Jon Snow received the award for Best Male Presenter.
Jon has made a number of film documetaries and hosted numerous television debates and discussions.
Apart from being one of the top TV journalists and presenters of his era, Jon is known for having strong independent views on topical issues and his choice of flamboyant ties.