Harry Smith (British journalist) is confirmed dead at the age of 69.
Harry was best known as a British journalist.
Harry Smith
Born1951
Died19 June 2020
Partner(s)Joy Smith
Career
ShowSTV News
Station(s)STV
StyleReporter
CountryScotland (while at STV News)
United Kingdom
Previous show(s)BBC, ITN (1988–2005)
Harry Smith (1951 – 19 June 2020) was a Westminster Correspondent for STV News and occasional Correspondent and freelancer for Channel 4 News, ITV News and Aljazeera.
Career
Harry Smith started his career in 1969 as Editor of local newspaper "Forfar Dispatch", before moving to Bristol to become a reporter for "Western Daily". Harry returned to Scotland in 1979 to work with Radio Forth. Smith joined the BBC in 1980, as a reporter before moving to Scottish Television in 1987. A year later he joined ITN news; becoming 'Home Affairs Correspondent' in March 1994, 'Scotland Political Correspondent' in 1997.
Harry left ITN in 2007, but joined STV news shortly afterwards as the Westminster Correspondent.
He died on 19 June 2020, aged 69.
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