Adam McClean

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Adam McClean (born c. 1989) is a British journalist and broadcaster who works for ITV Granada. He reports for North West regional news programme Granada Reports and the regional political programme Party People.[1] He also contributes to ITV News national output.


He graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a degree in Journalism.[2] Whilst studying for A-levels he founded a student television station at Winstanley College. He attended St. Bede's Catholic High School in Ormskirk.


McClean began his career in journalism working for the BBC prior to and throughout university.[3] He joined the ITV Granada regional news team after completing his degree in 2010.[4] He first worked on the ITV national news, which is produced by ITN, in 2011.


He was named the 'Newcomer of the Year' to ITV News shortly after joining the broadcaster.[5] His work in covering the 2011 Manchester riots on Twitter was recognised at the O2 Media Awards where he received the 'Digital Journalist of the Year' award.[6]


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