Matthew Price Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Salary, Net Worth and BBC Career

Matthew Price Biography

Matthew Price is a British journalist who is working as the Chief Correspondent for BBC Radio 4 Today. Since March 2004, he has been a BBC Middle East correspondent based in Jerusalem.


How old is Matthew Price? – Age

He is 49 years old as of 5 June 2021. He was born Matthew William Price in 1972 in Hampstead, London, United Kingdom.

Matthew Price Wife

He has not revealed his marital status to the public making it difficult to know if he is married, engaged, dating, or single.

Matthew Price Education

Matthew Price attended The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, a day independent school in Elstree, Hertfordshire, before going on to St Catharine’s College at the University of Cambridge, where he earned a First Class degree in Geography.

Matthew Price Net Worth

Matthew has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.

Matthew Price Salary

He is said to be earning an annual salary of $78,719.

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Matthew Price Career

He began his career as a trainee local radio reporter in 1994. He worked for BBC Radio Lincolnshire before moving on to the BBC in Newcastle. In 1999, he moved on to report for Newsround, the BBC’s children’s news program. He was named Young Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society in 2000. Following his work for Newsround, he went on to work as a BBC television reporter in a variety of positions, including Belgrade correspondent and covering the Iraq War from an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf and Baghdad. Prior to moving to New York, he worked as a Middle East correspondent in Jerusalem.

He then worked as the BBC’s Europe Correspondent in Brussels, frequently reporting for the BBC News Channel, BBC World News, and the flagship BBC One News bulletins, BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten.

Price’s work covering Mexico’s drug wars with Producer Ian Sherwood and cameraman Chuck Tayman was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2010. Their work as a team was recognized in January 2011 with a DuPont-Columbia School of Journalism Award for coverage of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Price, producer Ian Sherwood, and cameraman Chuck Tayman were all nominated for Emmys in 2011 for their coverage of the Haiti earthquake. At the Sony Radio Awards, Price was named News Journalist of the Year.

Price was named News Journalist of the Year at the Sony Radio Awards in 2011, owing in large part to his coverage of the Haiti earthquake. Price is now the BBC Radio 4 Today program’s Chief Correspondent, and she hosts the BBC Sounds podcast Beyond Today.