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Laura Kuenssberg is the political editor on BBC News and she is a journalist from Scotland. She is the first woman to hold that position with BBC News. She recently faced some problems with her social media and was almost on the verge of quitting it. Let us know the reason for it here!
Laura is using her social media accounts for reaching to her fans. But recently in July 2018, she told author Tom Baldwin that she found ugly comments on it regarding her broadcast and had almost quit the social media. She said:
“I’ve tried to pull back and I’ve thought about coming off it altogether. Partly, that’s because it’s uglier out there now; it’s like a playground where people want to shout each other down. I don’t read the comments people write about me – it’s not worth it.”
Laura Kuenssberg and her career in broadcasting
Laura was of the opinion that news should be shared with fans on social media but over time her views have changed and she finds it extremely disgusting that people behave so badly on social media.
Laura was doing her journalism study when she also worked on the NBC News political program. After her studies in the US, she returned to Great Britain and took up a job with a local radio station in Glasgow. Later she switched to cable TV reporting. After her experience there, she joined BBC North East and Cumbria in March 2000. She was also a home affairs correspondent and for this, she won a regional Royal TV Society award. She used to also produce some segments for the editor of social affairs Niall Dickson.
She then got the position of a chief political correspondent with BBC News and did reporting for BBC One Bulletins, BBC News, as well as Daily Politics. In September 2011, she was the first business editor for ITV News. She worked hard to bring ITV in the top-ranking news channel. Since 2013, she also reported for News at Ten.
In 2013, she returned to BBC and was the chief correspondent and the presenter of Newsnight.
It was in July 2015 that she took up the position of a political editor with BBC. She has interviewed important world leaders such as Donald Trump and Theresa May.
She was accused of some biases towards the Labor Party candidate and an online petition called for her dismissal. She earns around 200k-250k pounds per year and her net worth is $ 2 million.
Laura Kuenssberg awards
For her years of dedication, hard work, she has been awarded Broadcaster of the Year by the Political Studies Association in November 2016. The same year in December, she received the Journalist of the Year award, a British Journalism Awards organized by Press Gazette.
Laura Kuenssberg and her personal life-husband and children
Laura is a married woman and her husband is James Kelly who is a management consultant. He had studied in Edinburg and Harvard. The couple resides in East London. As regards their children, there is no information.
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Laura Kuenssberg and her early life bio
Laura was born as Laura Juliet Kuenssberg in Italy in the year 1976. Her exact date of birth is not known and her age is around 41-42 years now. Her parents are Nick and Sally Kuenssberg. Her father is an OBE and a Scottish businessman. She was raised in Glasgow and has a brother and a sister. She was at the Laurel Park School and later joined the University of Edinburg for her degree in history. She then pursued a course in journalism at Georgetown University in Washington DC.