Steve Gaisford

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Steve Gaisford is a British news presenter working primarily for ITV News and on occasions Al Jazeera English.

In September 2009 Steve launched new company Chloros which focuses on using well known faces as online web presenters.

His on-screen career began when he became Five's first weekend sports presenter before moving on to work for GMTV and ITV's London Tonight programme.

Steve worked for 9 years at Sky News, and is best known for anchoring the weekend Sky News Sunrise programme with Emma Crosby from October 2005 through to his departure from the channel in April 2007. He presented news and sports programmes for the Sky network initially appearing in 1998 on Sky Sports News.

Steve Gaisford has covered many breaking news stories including The Asian Tsunami, The Death of Pope John Paul II and The Madrid train bombings and from the world of sport including the live media circus that was David Beckham signing for Real Madrid.

After leaving Sky News Steve became a regular face on ITV presenting the ITV News at 5:30 and still anchors ITV London's London Tonight weekend news programmes and still works alongside former Sky colleague Barbara Serra on Al Jazeera English. Steve also hosted 'The Breakfast Show' each weekday morning alongside Ali Douglas on the Setanta Sports News channel until the channel closed in June 2009.

Steve Gaisford is the brother of GMTV's chief correspondent Richard Gaisford.

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