Sophie Long Biography
Sophie Long is an English journalist who works for the BBC News Channel, where she is mostly a presenter. Before transferring to Broadcasting House in London’s West End for BBC News at One, Long and co-host Simon McCoy read the final BBC News bulletin from BBC Television Centre.
Sophie Long Age
Long is 45 years old as of December 2021. She was born Sophie Rebecca Long on 7 December 1976 in Torquay, Devon, England. S
Sophie Long Education
Her primary school was Broadoak School in Weston. Weston College’s Sixth Form Centre was where she finished her A-levels. After graduating from King’s College London with a degree in War Studies, she worked as an election monitor in Cambodia.
How tall is Sophie Long- Height
Sophie the English journalist stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Sophie Long Husband – Married
Sophie is happily married to Will Green. The two married in Cornwall in June 2010 after dating for several years. Two years later, they called it a quit.
Sophie Long BBC News – Career
Long received a BBC scholarship, the first endowed in memory of the late Jill Dando, to study broadcast journalism at Falmouth College of Arts. She worked for Spotlight and BBC Radio Cornwall after graduating before joining the BBC’s News Training Scheme and working for BBC Radio Shropshire and BBC Hereford and Worcester. Long went on to become the primary presenter on Spotlight after working as a news presenter for Midlands Today’s breakfast and lunchtime shows. Long previously hosted The Politics Show’s South West edition before joining the BBC News Channel as a stand-in presenter and News Correspondent.
She stopped reporting to cover Annita McVeigh’s maternity leave, presenting alongside Chris Lowe and filling in on occasion during the week. She became the weekend presenter on the 4-7 p.m. Saturday shift and worked as a general relief presenter, particularly on weekday afternoons alongside Jon Sopel and Julian Worricker. Long hosted Monday and Friday morning shows beginning in March 2013, until the slots were eliminated in favor of the new Victoria Derbyshire show in April 2015. Long now works as a news correspondent for the BBC and hosts the BBC News Summary at 8 p.m. on a regular basis. In May 2010, she traveled with Nick Clegg during the general election campaign, and in March 2011, she reported live from Central London during the anti-cuts protest march for the BBC News Channel.
She reported and covered the London 2012 Summer Olympics from the Olympic Park complex, which houses different venues and stadia. In November 2011, Long went on a fact-finding journey to the Middle East with the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM), visiting campaigning groups in Israel and the West Bank and meeting Israeli and Palestinian officials. On March 18, 2013, shortly before 1 p.m., Long and co-presenter Simon McCoy read the final BBC News report from BBC Television Centre, with BBC News moving to Broadcasting House in the West End of London for BBC News at One. Following a period covering the Far East, Sophie is now the BBC News LA Correspondent.
Sophie Long’s Net Worth
Sophie has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Sophie earns an annual salary ranging from $40,000 – $ 110,500.