Cathy Newman Biography
Cathy Newman is an English journalist who currently works as a Channel 4 News presenter. She’s been with Channel 4 News since 2006. Since 2011, she has been a presenter. She was previously a correspondent and she started her career as a newspaper journalist. Cathy previously worked for The Washington Post, The Financial Times, The Independent, and Media Week.
Cathy Newman Age
Cathy Newman was born in Guildford, Surrey, England on July 14, 1974. She is 47 years old.
Catherine Newman Height
Cathy is 5 feet 3 inches/1.57m tall.
Cathy Newman Family
Cathy was born and raised in Guildford, Surrey, England by her parents, Julia Worsdall (mother) and David Newman (father). Her parents were both chemistry teachers. Cathy has a sister about whom she has not revealed any information to the public.
Cathy Newman Husband
Cathy is happily hitched to John O’Connell. John is a professional writer. They first met as university students in 2001. The couple has two lovely daughters and currently lives in London. She admitted in her writings that she miscarried and chose to abort another child after learning that the baby had an uncommon disease with a high mortality rate during her 13 weeks of pregnancy.
Cathy Newman Education
Cathy went to a fee-paying girls’ school in Guildford until she was sixteen. She then went on to Charterhouse, where she was one of only a few girls admitted to the sixth form. Her father taught chemistry there. She has revealed that she was subjected to sexual harassment and other forms of humiliation by her classmates but remained silent for years.
Cathy Newman Salary
Cathy earns an annual salary of $72,497.
Cathy Newman’s Net Worth
Cathy has accumulated net worth of $2 million.
Catherine Newman Career
Cathy initially considered a career as a violinist or a legal profession. She changed her mind, however, after seeing BBC journalist Kate Adie on television. Cathy earned a first-class honors degree in English from Lady Margaret Hall in Oxford.
She interviewed Jordan Peterson, a Canadian psychologist, and author, in January 2018. Short clips, gifs, and memes of the heated exchange quickly went viral. On January 25, 2022, she appeared on Channel 4 News with Conor Burns, the minister of state for Northern Ireland, to talk about the upcoming release of Sue Gray’s report into alleged COVID-19 lockdown-violating parties at 10 Downing Street. The interview quickly went viral, inspiring thousands of social media memes in which Conor was widely mocked.
In 2006, she joined the program. Since then, Cathy has broken a number of stories, including allegations of sexual harassment against Lord Rennard, a Liberal Democrat peer, allegations of violent abuse against British barrister John Smyth, and an investigation into Simon Harris, a British sex offender who was sentenced to 17 years in prison. Cathy had previously worked in Fleet Street for over ten years, most recently with the Financial Times.
In the autumn of 2018, she released a book titled Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries, and Genius. Your history teacher neglected to mention. The book provides a detailed history of women who lived in Britain during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Cathy also published It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared to be Different in 2020.
The book tells the story of how great pairs, from romantic couples to sworn enemies, made history. In her spare time, Cathy is an enthusiastic amateur violinist who performs in The Statutory Instruments quartet with members of parliament and Westminster staff. In 2000, she was awarded the prestigious Laurence Stern Fellowship and spent four months at the Washington Post.
The Manchester Guardian, a British daily newspaper, was founded in 1821 as The Guardian. However, in 1959, it changed its name. The Guardian, along with The Observer and The Guardian Weekly, is part of the Guardian Media Group. The Scott Trust owns all of them. After graduating from university, Cathy briefly worked on The Guardian’s Books section before joining Media Week as a trainee.