Cathy Newman Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, Channel 4, Books

Cathy Newman Biography

Cathy Newman is an English journalist and Channel 4 News presenter. She began her career as a newspaper reporter, working for Media Week, The Independent, The Financial Times, and The Washington Post, among others. She has been a reporter for Channel 4 News since 2006, first as a correspondent and then as a presenter since 2011.


How old is Cathy Newman? – Age

She is 47 years old as of 14 July 2021. She was born Catherine Elizabeth Newman in 1974 in Guildford, United Kingdom.

Cathy Newman Family – Education

She has one sister and is the younger daughter of David Newman and Julia Worsdall, both chemistry teachers. She went to a fee-paying girls school in Guildford until she was 16 when she was accepted into Charterhouse, where her father was a teacher, as one of the few girls admitted to the sixth form. Newman studied English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and received a first-class honors degree.

Cathy Newman Husband

In 2001, Newman married John O’Connell, a writer she met at university. The couple and their two daughters live in London. After learning 13 weeks into her pregnancy that the baby had a rare condition with a high mortality rate, Newman wrote about having a miscarriage and deciding to abort another child.

Is Cathy Newman on Times Radio?

Newman was announced as the presenter of Times Radio’s Friday drive time program in early 2020. She continues to host Channel 4 News while also hosting Times Radio.

Cathy Newman Net Worth – Salary

She has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. Her salary is not revealed.

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Cathy Newman Channel 4 News

Newman is Channel 4 News’ first female main presenter. She joined the show in 2006 and has since broken a number of stories, including allegations of violent abuse against British barrister John Smyth, sexual harassment allegations against Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, and a 17-year sentence for a British sex offender, Simon Harris. Cathy previously spent over a decade on Fleet Street, most recently with the Financial Times.

Cathy Newman Books

Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries, and Geniuses is her first book. The book is about female pioneers in twentieth-century Britain, it was released in the fall of 2018. It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared To Be Different, her second book, was released on October 15, 2020.

Cathy Newman Career

After graduating from university, Newman worked briefly for The Guardian’s Books section, then for Media Week and The Independent (as a media business correspondent), before joining the Financial Times at the age of 23. At the Financial Times, where Newman worked as a media and then political correspondent, her older colleague Alice Rawsthorn served as a mentor. Newman was working at the Financial Times when David Yelland, the editor of The Sun, offered her a position called “Better than Lex.”

She considered the offer carefully before declining; the experience led to more opportunities in political journalism. In the year 2000, Newman began his television career. She was awarded a Laurence Stern fellowship to work for four years at The Washington Post. She was awarded a Laurence Stern fellowship to work for four months at The Washington Post. During her time in the United States, she followed Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader’s campaign in 2000.

She was accused by many YouTube commenters of having a “preconceived and misplaced grasp” of Peterson’s views on gender and freedom of speech. After receiving thousands of abusive tweets and death threats from Peterson’s followers, the station called insecurity.