James Coomarasamy Bio, Age, Heights, BBC London, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

James Coomarasamy Bio, Wiki

James Coomarasamy is a British Presenter working with the BBC News team where he works as a Presenter for the BBC Radio 4 evening programme. The program is titled The World Tonight. Additionally, he presents for the flagship Newshour program on BBC World Service.

James Coomarasamy Age and Family

Coomarasamy who seems to be in his 60s, was born in London. However, he hasn’t shared details about his birth date, month, and year, as well as his parents.

James Coomarasamy Heights

He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

James Coomarasamy Education

He attended Christ’s Hospital School which is an independent school for boys but is now co-educational, located near Horsham, West Sussex. Later on, he joined the University of Cambridge where he was studying modern and medieval languages.

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James Coomarasamy Work Experience

Coomarasamy works with the BBC News team where he serves the station as a Presenter. Before joining the Newshour team in the year 2010, he had spent a year presenting the now-defunct program Europe Today. Before this, he was working as a correspondent in Warsaw, before later working as a correspondent in Paris and then Washington, D.C. He is a fluent Russian and French speaker. Additionally, he also speaks some Polish.

In the year 1991, he was working as a Production Assistant with the BBC Moscow bureau where he later worked as a freelancer in Moscow as a producer and reporter. Then, he was working as a producer for the BBC World London team.

December of the year 1994 saw him make a return to Moscow where he was working as the area’s bi-media producer. There, he was covering major stories such as the war in Chechnya. Later in November of 1997, he was working as a Warsaw BBC Correspondent. He was covering the events in Poland, Ukraine, and the Baltics.

Between the years 1999 and 2003, he was working as the BBC Paris Reporter where he was covering both radio and television. From February 2005, he worked as a correspondent in Washington, D.C. for North America. Later in 2009, he was working as a Presenter for Europe Today for the BBC World Service. In the year 2010, he went on to work as a Presenter for the Newshour team on the BBC World Service.

James Coomarasamy Net Worth

In Coomarasamy’s career as a Presenter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

James Coomarasamy Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

James Coomarasamy Wife and Kids

Coomarasamy is married to Nanette van der Laan and together they are blessed with two children Maya and Finn.

James Coomarasamy Twitter

He is vocal on his social media account where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 7,525 followers.