Antoine Allen is a presenter and reporter for ITV News. He has been shortlisted for many journalism awards due to exclusive interviews and engaging reports and documentaries.
Antoine reports for the ITV current affairs series On Assignment, presents Good Morning Britain’s London bulletins and ITV London’s late show.
Many of Antoine’s reports for ITV News have been viewed extensively online. His reports cover a wide range of subjects including police brutality, crime and community interest stories. Antoine was commissioned to cover the rise in gun crime in Sweden and the impact on its marginalised communities. Antone’s work was shortlisted at the British journalism awards.
Antoine frequently conducts live and exclusive interviews for broadcast, live events and conferences.
He has written for The Guardian on race and technology and his own blog tackles topics from relationships to movie reviews. Antoine was a regular co-presenter on Penny Smith’s weekend TalkRadio show.
Antoine frequently reports for ITV’s coverage of the FA Cup. His pre and post-match interviews with Boreham Wood’s manager and players were widely shared across the media.
He was the youngest nominee shortlisted by the Sports Journalists Association in 2022 as Broadcast Journalist of the Year, having secured exclusive interviews with boxer Anthony Yarde about the death of his father and grandmother to covid, Jahid Ahmed about the racism he faced as a cricketer, and Arsene Wenger about invincible season with Arsenal.
Antoine’s live sports presenting has included being the fan zone presenter for ICC England and Wales Cricket World Cup, he presented the Sail GP in Plymouth and was the Twickenham stadium presenter for two England Rugby internationals.
Antoine’s interview with Anthony Joshua for ITV News has been viewed nearly one million times. He has interviewed many of the biggest names in politics, entertainment, sport and media. VIPs such as Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya. nominee Kristen Stewart; the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt; rugby legends Martin Johnson, Jason Robinson and Jonah Lomu; football legends, Arsène Wenger, Sir Geoff Hurst, Jose Mourinho, and many current managers and players like Frank Lampard, Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira and England captain Leah Williamson plus former world champions Sir Lewis Hamilton, Sir Mo Farah, Frank Bruno; as well as many others from the world of business, fashion and popular culture.
Antoine was born in Northampton, and studied at Northampton School for Boys. He graduated in War Studies at King’s College London.
Before reporting for ITV News, Antoine presented his first international documentary about Black Face in Europe, for Maffick Media in Germany.
Antoine has over 200k followers across social media, due to his reports, writing and live event hosting.
Antoine has hosted many conferences and awards events. He was even the live presenter of the World Championship for Bartenders in Berlin, a 4 hour live non-scripted show.