Ben Brown BBC, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, BBC, Awards, Salary, Net Wort
Ben Brown Biography
Ben Brown is a British journalist who currently works as a news presenter for BBC News which is the rolling news channel for BBC. He is also a BBC News at One assistant presenter who hosts BBC Weekend News on BBC One from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays. Except for ‘BBC News at Six,’ Ben can also be seen on Mondays and Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m.
Ben Brown Age, Birthday
Ben is 61 years old as of 2021. He was born in Ashford, England, in 1960. His birth sign is Taurus.
- Date of Birth: 26 May 2021
- Age: 61 years
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Ben Brown Height, Weight
Brown stands at an average height and weight. Currently, there is no information about his body measurements. This segment will be updated soon.
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Ben Brown Family, Parents
Brown was born in Ashford, Kent, as Benjamin Russell Brown. Antony Brown, a newscaster at ITN, is his father. We were unable to learn more about his family due to the lack of publicly available information. So far, Ben’s mother’s identity has remained a mystery. It’s also unknown whether he has any brothers or sisters. However, as soon as new information becomes available, this section will be updated.
Ben Brown Wife, Children
Brown is married to his wife, Hester Mary MacKinnon. Together, they have three children.
Ben Brown Education
Brown was a member of the high school debate team and placed second in the national debating finals. He received an Open Scholarship to Keble College, Oxford, where he studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics before graduating from the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies with honors. He began his career as a reporter for Glasgow’s Radio Clyde before moving on to Liverpool’s Radio City.
Ben Brown BBC
In 1986, Brown joined Independent Radio News, where he covered major stories such as superpower summits and the Hungerford Massacre. He joined BBC TV News two years later and served as a Foreign Affairs Correspondent until 1991, covering the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Gulf War from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Brown was assigned to Moscow Correspondent in 1991, where he witnessed the final collapse of Communism and Mikhail Gorbachev’s assassination. He was in the Russian Parliament when President Boris Yeltsin’s loyalists took control in 1993, and he was in Chechnya when the civil war broke out the next year.
Ben received many international awards for his coverage of the conflict, including the Bayeux War Correspondent of the Year Award and the Golden Nymph Award from the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. In January 1995, Brown returned to his roving post as a foreign correspondent stationed in London.
He reported extensively from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Kosovo during the fall of Yugoslavia, and his stories helped the BBC win several awards, including a BAFTA. He got the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents for the second time in 2001 for his coverage of the Israeli Intifad
Ben Brown Salary
Brown earns an estimated salary of $400,000.
Ben Brown Net Worth
Brown has an estimated net worth of $1 million.