Samantha Simmonds Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth BBC News

Samantha Simmonds
Samantha Simmonds

Samantha Simmonds Biography

Samantha Simmonds is a British television presenter, newsreader, and journalist who worked as a Sky News news anchor until July 2016. In 1995, she received a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism from City University in London

She went to work as a reporter for local radio in Yorkshire after graduating. Later, the journalist relocated to London and worked as a producer for Channel Five News. She then moved on to BBC Breakfast, where she spent two years as a reporter and presenter for BBC London’s news programs. In 2005, she left the BBC to join Sky News.

While working for Sky News, she became the first British journalist to break the story of Michael Jackson’s death. Samantha, along with several other anchors, was let go by the network as part of a cost-cutting exercise. The journalist has been a BBC World News presenter since 2017.

Samantha Simmonds Age

Samantha Simmonds was born in Bradford, England on August 21, 1973. She is 49 years old.

Samantha Simmonds Height

Samantha is of 5 ft 7 in/1.7m tall.

Samantha Simmonds Family

Simmonds was born in Bradford, England to English parents. Samantha is of white ethnicity and British nationality. However, there is no additional information about her family history or siblings.

Samantha Simmonds Husband

Samantha is married to her lovely husband, business consultant Philip Davies. Rafael, Zevi, and Zeabella are the couple’s three beautiful children. Samantha and her family are currently residing in London.

Samantha Simmonds Education

Samantha began her education at Leeds Girls High School in 1979 and graduated in 1991. She enrolled at the University of Liverpool the same year and studied History and Communication.

She earned a BA in History and Communication Studies in 1994. Samantha enrolled at City University London the same year. She completed a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism in 1995.

Samantha Simmonds Salary

Samantha earns an annual salary of $77,396.

Samantha Simmonds Net Worth

Samantha’s estimated net worth is $2 million.

Samantha Simmond Career

Since September 2016, Samantha has worked as a broadcaster, writer, MC, consultant, and podcast host on SamanthaSimmonds.com in the UK and internationally.

She also works as a news presenter for BBC TV. She is the co-founder of Find Your Expert, a directory that connects diverse expert voices, and the host of ‘Politics London.’ She also co-hosts the podcast ‘It’s a Grown-Up Life!’

She writes about parenting and women’s issues for national publications such as The Telegraph and The Daily Mail. She has hosted national and international conference events in London for the Department of Trade and Industry, Hewlett Packard, Sainsbury’s, Deloitte, and Manpower Group.

She provides private media training and briefings, for example, to an overseas ambassador and his press team in London. She is also an expert at filming mock news reports for crisis management exercises.

She worked as a news presenter for Sky News in Osterley from November 2005 to July 2016. She worked for BBC London News for 4 years and 1 month before joining Sky News.

She joined the network in October 2001 as a reporter for BBC Breakfast News, where she remained until October 2003. She then worked as a presenter/reporter in London, England, until October 2005.

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