Cathy Newman Bio, Wiki
Cathy Newman is an English Presenter/Anchor/Author working for Channel 4 News where she was the first female main presenter for the station. She joined the team in 2006 and since then, she has broadcast quite a number of scoops.
Cathy Newman Dates of Birth
Newman was born on the 14th of July 1974 in Guildford, Surrey, England. She is 47 years old as of 2021.
Cathy Newman Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Cathy Newman Education
Newman attended a girls’ school in Gildford till the age of 16 when she later joined Charterhouse where her father was a Chemistry teacher. She is among the few girls that were admitted to the school’s sixth form. Later on, she joined Oxford University where she is a proud graduate having graduated with honors and a first-class Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature/Letters in the year 1995.
Cathy Newman Work Experience
Among the stories she has covered include sexual harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, an investigation into a British sex offender, Simon Harris, which saw him jailed for 17 years, and allegations of violent abuse against the British barrister John Smyth.
Newman had previously spent several years working in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. In addition, she is an author having written her own book titled, Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries & Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention. This book is about female pioneers in 20th century Britain and was published in the autumn of 2018.
She later wrote her second book titled It Takes Two. This is a History of the Couples Who Dared To Be Different and was published on October 15, 2020.’The year 2000 saw her win the prestigious Laurence Stern Fellowship where she spent four months at the Washington Post.
Away from work, she is a keen amateur violinist and also plays in The Statutory Instruments quartet with members of parliament and Westminster staff.
Cathy Newman Net Worth
In Newman’s career as a Presenter/Anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Cathy Newman Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Cathy Newman Parents and Siblings
Newman was born in Guildford to her loving parents, David Newman, and Julia Worsdall. Her parents happen to be both chemistry teachers. Her father was teaching at Charterhouse a place she also studied at. In addition, she has a sister whom she shares no information about.
Cathy Newman Spouse
She is married to her loving husband, John O’Connell, who happens to be a writer. The duo met at the university in the year 2001. She went ahead to wish her husband a happy father’s day on Instagram. She however shares no information in relation to when they tied knots.
Cathy Newman Kids
Together, the duo counts it a blessing to have two children whom they greatly love. However, Newman prefers to keep her children’s information away from the limelight.
Cathy Newman Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 232,080 followers, around 8,600 followers on her Facebook page, and about 10,855 followers on her Instagram account.