Veronica Pedrosa Biography
Veronica Pedrosa, a Filipino broadcast journalist, news presenter, and moderator located in London. Pedrosa started her career as a news presenter with CNN International and subsequently BBC World in 1995. She worked for ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs as a journalist.
How old is Veronica Pedrosa? – Age
She was born in Manila Philipines.
Where did Veronica Pedrosa go to school? – Education
Pedrosa attended St. Paul’s Girls’ School in London as well as Newnham College in Cambridge. She earned an MA (Hons.) in English from Cambridge University in 1988.
Veronica Pedrosa – Family
Pedrosa is the daughter of journalist Carmen Navarro Pedrosa from the Philippines. During the Philippines’ Martial Law period, Mrs. Navarro Pedrosa authored a scathing biography of then-First Lady Imelda Marcos. As a result of the fear of retaliation and political persecution from President Ferdinand Marcos and his government, the family chose to live in voluntary exile in London.
Veronica Pedrosa’s husband
Pedrosa is married to Mark Phillips. They are blessed with two children, Gabriel Pedrosa, and Isabel Pedrosa. She was married from 1997-2017.
What is Veronica Pedrosa Salary?
Her salary is under review.
Veronica Pedrosa Net Worth
Her net worth is under review.
Veronica Pedrosa Career
Pedrosa began her career, in 1995, as a news anchor with CNN International and then with BBC World. She has also been a journalist with ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs.
Al Jazeera English
Pedrosa was with Al Jazeera English in the run-up to its launch, and worked for the channel for six years full-time, from 2005 to 2011, and then as a freelance for a few years more. During that time she was based in the Asia-Pacific bureau, in Kuala Lumpur; at the main bureau, in Doha; and as a correspondent in the field, based primarily in Bangkok. Pedrosa was the lead news presenter at the Kuala Lumpur bureau throughout its life as a broadcast center, from 2005 in the run-up to the station’s launch, to the closure of the Malaysian broadcast center, in 2010. In 2013, took a break from her work as a field journalist in the Far East to work as a relief news anchor in Doha. Based at the main broadcast center in Qatar, she presented news bulletins on the flagship program Newshour, but also appeared as the host of studio-based discussion programs, such as the daily program Inside Story, and the more specialist weekly, Inside Syria. She also hosted, from Indonesia, an edition of the extended-interview strand Talk to Al Jazeera. In addition to her studio work, Pedrosa was a respected field correspondent for Al Jazeera English. As the Bangkok correspondent, she filed stories from Thailand and throughout the South-East Asia region. In November 2013, she returned to her homeland of the Philippines, to cover the aftermath of the super-typhoon.
In 2004, Pedrosa was named Best News Anchor at the Asian Television Awards.