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Christopher Wain: Reporter's profile
Christopher Wain joined the Salisbury Journal as a reporter in 1960 following Army service in Cyprus during the EOKA emergency.
After reading History at Brasenose College, Oxford he worked for Southern Television’s Day by Day programme before joining ITN (and subsequently BBC TV News) as Defence Correspondent. He covered numerous conflicts, including Vietnam and the Yom Kippur war.
In 1987 he became the BBC’s Transport & Aviation Correspondent until his retirement in 1999.
Chris is a Cathedral Steward, an elected hospital governor, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and an active supporter of Salisbury Samaritans.
He and his wife Frances both belong to Salisbury Rotary Club.