Laura Trevelyan Biography
Laura Trevelyan is a well-known English journalist. She is currently a correspondent and anchor for BBC News in New York City. Laura previously worked as the BBC’s United Nations correspondent from 2006 to 2009.
Laura Trevelyan Age
Laura Trevelyan was born on August 21, 1968. She is 54 years old.
Laura Trevelyan Height
Laura stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in/1.6 m tall.
Laura Trevelyan Family
Laura was born and raised in Islington, London, England, by her parents. Laura Macaulay Pearson is the proud daughter of George Macaulay and Susan Pearson.
Her parents divorced when she was a child. Her grandfather is Humphry Trevelyan, the son of GM Trevelyan, who was recruited to work at Bletchley Park during WWII.
Laura Trevelyan Husband
Laura is happily married to her husband, retired ABC News President James Goldston. In 1998, the couple married. They have three sons. Laura, her husband, and their children live in New York City.
Laura Trevelyan Education
Laura attended the Parliament Hill School in Camden, North London. Laura later attended Bristol University, where she earned a first-class degree in Politics. She then enrolled at the University of Wales College in Cardiff. Laura graduated with a postgraduate diploma in journalism in 1991.
Laura Trevelyan Salary
Laura’s annual salary is $71,604.
Laura Trevelyan Net Worth
Laura’s estimated net worth is $1 million.
Laura Trevelyan Career
Laura started her career in journalism back in 1991. She was still living in London and working as a general reporter for the London Newspaper Group at the time. Laura joined Channel 4 a year later as a researcher on A Week in Politics.
In 1993, she began working as a researcher for the BBC’s Breakfast News. In addition, Laura works as an assistant producer for Newsnight. Laura joined On the Record in 1994, where she covered the IRA ceasefire and the Northern Ireland peace process.
Her attention eventually shifted to political news. She covered the 2001 general election and the lead-up to the Iraq invasion. She was the BBC’s political correspondent in London from 1999 to 2004 until she went to the United States to cover the 2004 presidential election.
She then worked for the United Nations from 2006 to 2009. She traveled to Darfur, Congo, Burma, and Sri Lanka while serving in this capacity. She was the first journalist to interview UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She worked as a BBC correspondent in New York City until 2012 after nearly three years of reporting for the UN.
She covered everything from the debate over the proposed mosque at Ground Zero to Haiti’s cholera epidemic. She then went on to work as an anchor/correspondent for BBC World News America.
She has covered Hurricane Sandy, the Boston Marathon bombing, the Cleveland kidnapping rescue, the Oklahoma tornado, and President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, among other things, since joining WNA.