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Lawrence McGinty

Lawrence is Science and Medical Editor for ITV News. His role sees him cover all major scientific, medical, health and environmental stories. His reports have taken Lawrence from covering climate change in the Antarctic to the devastation of the Mozambique floods, where he was part of the ITV News team that won a prestigious International Emmy.

During his career he has won many awards including, 2 BAFTAS for Channel Four News and Best News for Outside Broadcast and 2 RTS awards for the best sports news report for the coverage of the drugs scandal at the Barcelona Olympics and the Kings Cross disaster. 

Lawrence was awarded the Science Writer’s Fellowship of the Association of British Science Writers and has the Queen’s silver jubilee medal for his work on the New Scientist, and won the Medical Journalists Association Award for “Health Journalist of the Year” in 2005.


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