Anchor and Correspondent
Max Foster is a CNN anchor and correspondent based in London.
Max Foster is a CNN anchor and correspondent based in the network's London bureau.
Foster joined the network in 2005 and one of his first assignments was to front special coverage around the failing health of Pope John Paul II. He went on to co-host CNN Today and now anchors across the primetime shows, Connect the World and Quest Means Business.
Foster's approachable on-screen persona has secured him rare interviews with the likes of Stephenie Meyer and Steve Jobs. Other newsmakers he's met include Bill Gates, David Cameron and George Lucas.
During breaking news, Foster has fronted numerous major events, including the Mumbai attacks of 2008, the wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton in 2011 and the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 2013.
After the royal wedding, Foster was appointed Royal Correspondent and has since followed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their first overseas tour to North America, and Prince Harry's visit to the West Indies. He continues to report on royal stories across all CNN's networks, and has also hosted CNN's documentary 'Kate: Duchess of Cambridge'.
He fronted CNN's coverage as the Jubilee Flotilla made its way along the Thames, and was outside Buckingham Palace as the Jubilee concert began while Prince Phillip was admitted to hospital; and he was also on the ground as Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated in favour of her son Crown Prince Willem-Alexander in April 2013.
Foster joined CNN from the BBC, where he had a ten-year career most notably as a business presenter/reporter for BBC World Service and BBC Breakfast. There he reported on major stories such as the Asian financial crisis and the launch of the Euro.
Foster has a degree in Business Administration from Cardiff University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Highbury College, Portsmouth. He lives in the Berkshire countryside with his wife and three young children.