Tim Sebastian Biography
Tim Sebastian is a tv journalist and novelist currently working as the moderator of The New Arab Debates and Conflict Zone. Previously, Sebastian served for the BBC, where he hosted The Doha Debate and was the first presenter of HARDtalk. Also, He presented an India-focused debating program, Bloomberg TV’s The Outsider.
In 1981, He won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts ( BAFTA) Richard Dimbleby Award. In 2000 and 2001, Sebastian won Britain’s prestigious Royal Television Society Interviewer of the Year award.
He is a frequent moderator of major seminars, conferences, and forums across the world. Tim served as the chairman of a Qatar Foundation program called The Doha Debates which was broadcast monthly on BBC World News.
Tim Sebastian Age
Tim Sebastian was born in London, England on March 13, 1952. He is 70 years old.
Tim Sebastian Height
Sebastian stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches ( Approx 1.73 m).
Tim Sebastian Education
He attended a fee-paying independent school based in Central London called Westminster School. From there, Sebastian joined New College, Oxford where he received a BA degree in Modern Languages. In 1974, Tim earned a Diploma in Journalism Studies from the University of Cardiff graduating in 1974.
Tim Sebastian Family
Tim was born and raised in London, England by his supportive parents. He speaks both Russian and German. Our effort to find out more about his family members is under review and will be updated as soon as available.
Tim Sebastian Wife
He is married to his lovely and caring wife called Diane Buscombe. The duo was hitched in 1977.
Tim Sebastian Salary
Tim receives an annual salary of $115,673 per year.
Tim Sebastian Net Worth
Sebastian has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 million.
Tim Sebastian Career
Tim started his journalism career in 1974 at Reuters. In 1979, He moved to the BBC as a foreign correspondent in Warsaw. Sebastian then became BBC’s Europe correspondent in 1982. From 1984, He was based in Moscow until his expulsion from the USSR in 1985. Then, he served in Washington from 1986 to 1989. Tim has also contributed to The Sunday Times and also has served for The Mail on Sunday.
Memorable Hard Talk interviews with world leaders included former US Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton Donald Trump. Sebastian also interviewed Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and the last leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. Currently, He hosts a one-on-one interview show called Conflict Zone on Deutsche Welle’s international English-language channel. In March 2016, He interviewed the leader of the German party AfD, Frauke Petry.
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