Justin Webb Biography
Justin Oliver Webb is a BBC journalist who has worked for the organization since 1984. He is the principal co-presenter of BBC One’s Breakfast News and a former BBC North America Editor. He has co-presented on BBC Radio 4 since August 2009, and he frequently writes for the Radio Times.
Justin Webb Age
Justin Webb was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on January 3, 1961. He is 61 years old.
Justin Webb Height
Webb stands at a height of 1.7m.
Justin Webb Education
Justin was born in Portsmouth and brought up in Bath, the county seat of Somerset. He went to Sidcot School. In Somerset, there was a Quaker (Religious Society) school. After graduation, he enrolled at the London School of Economics. He was the editor of the student publication ‘The Beaver’ at the time.
Justin Webb Family
Webb is the biological son of Peter Woods, a former Daily Mirror reporter and BBC newsreader, and Gloria Crocombe, the Daily Mirror’s then-secretary. Gloria had been divorced before meeting Woods.
Gloria and Woods divorced, and Webb was placed in the custody of his mother. When his mother remarried in 1964, he inherited his stepfather’s surname. Gloria died in 2008, and Webbs received her Bath, Somerset property.
Justin Webb Wife
Justin married his long-term girlfriend, Sarah Gordon, in the early 2000s. They relocated to the United States with their children, but in August 2009, they returned to the United Kingdom and began living in Camberwell, South London.
Justin Webb Kids
Justin and Sarah are the parents of three children: Martha, Sam, and Clara. They migrated to the United States after getting married. Their kid, Sam, became ill and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus while they were there. Webb’s son received the greatest medical care possible while in the United States.
Justin Webb Salary
Justin earns an annual salary ranging between £255,000 – £259,999.
Justin Webb’s Net Worth
Webb has an accumulated net worth ranging between $1 million- $5 million.
Justin Webb Career
Justin Webb began working for BBC Radio Ulster in Northern Ireland in 1984 when he joined the BBC as a graduate trainee. Before transitioning to a position as a foreign affairs journalist based in London and covering news from all around the world, he was a reporter for BBC Radio 4’s Today program. The Gulf War, the Bosnian War, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and South Africa’s first democratic elections were among the events that Justin Webb covered.
From 1992 to 1997, Webb broadcast for BBC News from London and served as the show is the lead presenter for the Breakfast News segment on BBC One. He also hosted The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC’s One and Six of the Clock News broadcasts from 1997 to 1998. Beginning in 1998, Justin Webb spent three years in Brussels as the BBC’s Europe reporter.
During that time, he covered the politics behind Britain’s choice to join the single currency, the operations of the European Commission and Parliament, and the European Union’s expansion.
He spent a lot of time listening to local Washington radio, especially The Diane Rehm Show on the public radio station WAMU. To fill a newly formed job in time for the 2008 American presidential election, he joined BBC News as North American Editor in December 2007. He succeeded Matt Frei, who went on to headline the new World News America show. Webb has maintained a frequently updated blog on the BBC website since November 2007. Edward Stourton was replaced on the Today Show by Justin Webb when he returned to the UK in August 2009.