Now a dedicated and professional Journalist, he was born on the 25th of May 1957, in Keighley, West Riding. His very first significant journalistic piece was the tragic, true story of the Penlee Lifeboat Disaster in December of 1981. Who is He? He is Alastair Campbell, the Editor at large for “The New European” found online at theneweuropean.co.uk/contributor/alastair-campbell and he is also the G.Q’s chief interviewer. Alastair Campbell worked as Tony Blair’s Spokesman and campaign director for the Labour Party from 1944-1997. He became the official Spokesperson for the Prime Minister in 1997 and stayed in that prestigious role until 2000.
He is also a broadcaster, strategist, activist and author and has written and published at least sixteen books. Eight of these being volumes of memoirs, one novel on football co-written with Paul Fletcher, and a couple more based on mental and physical happiness and his own personal experiences of depression. His domestic partner is Fiona Millar, and he has three children, two boys and a girl, born in 1987, 1989 and 1994 respectively. He has a passion for speaking and is an enthusiastic member of and Ambassador for the mental health charity, “Time for Change”.
Alastair Campbell has interviewed sporting celebrities from all around the world, including Ian Botham, Martina Navratilova, Shane Warne, Bobby Charlton, Nick Faldo and Lance Armstrong to name just a few. Now he is generating interest and focusing on Politics in a Podcast that he records with former Conservative member of parliament, Rory Stewart,